Home From Arkansas

Betsy awaiting the sunset outside our cabin on Mount Nebo. February 23, 2010.

It’s nice to be home.

Betsy and I had a wonderful few days in Arkansas.  It  is difficult to decide on a single high point for our time there.  We was the sun (something we still haven’t been able to do in Tennessee), beautiful waterfalls, glorious sunrises, majestic sunsets, and fascinating rock formations.

We stayed at our favorite cabin in Mount Nebo State Park.  In late February the sun sets directly opposite the back deck.  We did have to go to the other side of the mountain to see the sunrise, but even that was definitely worth while.

Although we stayed at Mount Nebo, we also visited Mount Magazine and Petit Jean, two other nearby state parks.  We had been to each before, but we managed to see something new in each park.

We had thought we would return to Garvan Gardens on our way to Nebo to enjoy the spring flowers, but the cold weather had delayed most of the flowers, so we decided to check out some waterfalls in the Ouachita Mountains.  We had not been in that region before, and enjoyed seeing new sights and visiting new waterfalls.

Since both of us have new cameras you can imagine the number of pictures we took  (then again, maybe you can’t!).  We’ll share some of those with you in the days ahead.

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15 Responses to “Home From Arkansas”

  1. Neal Says:

    I’m glad you had a great time. I see Betsy has her new camera ready to pounce on any opportunity to take a picture. That’s how we are when we’re out. 🙂

  2. Darla Says:

    I know ya’ll had a wonderful time..I’d love to have that rock that the Mrs. is sitting on. I read over at Betsy’s that ya’ll did take quite a few photos~~!

  3. busy bee suz Says:

    I am so happy your visit was wonderful. Looking forward to seeing some more photos!

  4. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Welcome back to both of you! A lovely picture of Betsy all in blue with her camera! As I commented to her, Mt. Magazine sure is an odd name, I wonder how they came by it? Looking forward to more posts of your trip!

  5. Jen Says:

    Looking forward to seeing your sights. Glad you had good weather, good times and of course good company.

  6. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: Neat photos from your trip. I’m so glad you had Sun. I think I remember what that is like.

  7. MaryBeth Says:

    So glad you both had a great time and are back home. I hope you continue the blue skies at home too.

    The views from your cabin are so wonderful. And yes it is always nice to get home. MB

  8. Happyone Says:

    I love the stone cabin.
    Glad the two of you had a good time. 🙂

  9. happily retired gal Says:

    Welcome back! Glad you and Betsy had a good time and experienced some warmer weather for a time. I’ll look forward to photos from both of you 😉
    Hugs and blessings,

  10. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Yes,I can imagine how many pictures you took.I know what I would be doing.Glad to hear you had a great time.
    Blessings.Ruth

  11. Susie Says:

    I look forward to seeing more pictures George. Glad ya’ll had a good time and made it home safely.

  12. Cheryl Says:

    Looking forward to photos from what sounds like a delightful trip. The cabin is beautiful. I’ve never seen anything like that before. Love the photo of Betsy awaiting the sunset!

  13. NCMountainwoman Says:

    What a wonderful and relaxing time you had. I loved Betsy’s pictures of the cabin. Bundle up for the snow tonight and tell Betsy to stop wishing for more snow!

  14. Mary Says:

    This looks like a great place and I know you both must have had a wonderful relaxing time. Now….let’s see all those photos!

  15. Rose Says:

    I just told Betsy I sure love that cabin! I like this view with her in the shot.

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