Looking through a church.
We drove into the heart of the Ozarks, where nature—with a little help from the highway department—lays down a series of thrilling roller coaster tracks along a driving loop called the Ozark Hellbender, named for the forearm-sized salamander that hides under rocks in Ozark streams.
Cresting a hill we began our descent, curving and swerving downhill, face to face with vistas through the tall pines.
In a world where big chains employ clowns and kings to spice up the sameness, the rugged individuality of the Mexican culinary art form engages all five senses. It’s rewarding to find a truly authentic Mexican restaurant, one that offers a total sensual experience. Ample artwork shouts from the walls, loud as Mariachi music. Even the presentation of food is …
Thanks to conservation efforts, prairies and buffalo in Missouri are making a comeback. Bison travel together and don’t feel compelled to text, which is refreshing. Dunn Ranch Prairie reintroduced buffalo to Harrison County back in 2011…now herds are thriving here and at Prairie State Park in southwest Missouri.