Last week of November 2021

The last week of November and the night all bags broke loose We’ve reached the end of another month. November. It’s one of my top 12 favorite months of the year. Probably because it’s so ‘fally’ outside, leaves changing, cooler temperatures, the start of fire pit season, oh, it’s my birthday month. Yes, 11/23…(that’s Tuesday […]

Rham’s Captain’s Log, November 5th, 2021

Day 5 into November of 2021, and here I sit, in my new office, the “Rham Cave” aka “DOFO Dojo.” It’s quiet. There are no windows. Little to distract, one might say, unless that ONE really knows me, more specifically knows me and distraction and how we dance hand in hand no matter the setting, […]

Rhamdom Notes from the Captain, Director, First of October ish 2021

Thinking Christmas thoughts on October 1st is far from abnormal, in fact I’d argue, is quite welcome in such times, no? Don’t we all not need a little CHEER, and since Christmas typically comes with that, why not? Two birds, one stone, and egg nog. Lots of egg nog, non-alcoholic kind for me, actually no, […]

Captain Log, 9-18 ish Good Enough

Good Morning Friends! – Your Captain, Director of Fun, [insert what you want to call me here], and LOVER OF LIFE, and Fort Smith OUT LOUD Rham Cunningham. This week brings up a question that I’ve not put a great deal of thought into yet, but it’s coming. It pertains to being GOOD or being GOOD […]

Friday August 27 2021 So Long, Farewell ish

As I draw this weeks word bath, dip my toe into the, ah! too hot, ah! too cold, AHHHH just right “water” I call my vocabulary, the thoughts that are racing through my mind are far too scattered to be able to even begin to fill a screen, so instead I just lay here, in […]

Fort Smith National Historic Site prepares for installation of new flagpole

National Park Service News Release For Immediate Release: August 24, 2021 Contact: Lisa Frost, 479-769-0667 Fort Smith, AR — The replica Garrison flagpole in the center of the parade grounds at Fort Smith NHS, that was installed in the early 1980’s, is planning to be replaced next week with a new reproduction of the original […]

Rham’s Rhamblings: a Captain’s Log Worth It? Day 377

Day 377 – The weather is cloudy, windy, sun is acting all partly today. Spirits at an all-time high. Saying that drinking alcohol as much as I did for as long as I did was worth it, just for that feeling I’m having right now at this very typing moment, may sound asinine to some, […]

Captain’s Log, August 6, 2021 College Bound!

Greetings friends – it’s your Captain. Another busy week coming to a close and a busy weekend on deck. Busier than I had anticipated in fact, but, that’s my life. I got a call late in the week from a young man that isn’t my own, well, in the sense of the blood and the flesh, but […]

“First to Slide” contest winner to take the first plunge

Fort Smith, Ark – Aug 3, 2021 – A youngster from Mansfield has won the opportunity to be the first official guest to experience the new Ohana Highway tube slide at Parrot Island Waterpark. Colt Allbritton’s video was selected as the winner of the first to slide contest. Park officials announced the “First to Slide” […]