Dragons and Slayers of Dragons

Having survived my encounter with the tree described in my last post, I drove on down to the lake.  Lofton Lake is located just past the end of M Highway about 8 miles north of Van Buren and within the boundary of the park (ONSR.)  At normal levels, the lake is roughly 5 acres but with […]

Shhh. The Trees are conspiring against me.

That’s right, you heard me.  The trees are out to get me.  Don’t laugh at me, it’s true and I have proof.  What I can’t figure out is why?  I’m a huge supporter of trees though I don’t consider myself a true tree hugger.  Because let’s face it, trees are hard, covered with bark and frankly, […]

At the Bird Bath

Like most of the rest of the country, it’s been really hot and dry here in the Ozarks this summer. And summer started in March. It’s actually been as dry as I’ve ever seen it in my 45 years, so with no permanent sources of water for miles, other than scattered stock ponds, it seemed like […]