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Kristal "Kstar" Kuykendall

I'm a Southern woman who is done playing by the patriarchal rules governing what "polite society" should talk about. I've survived some of the most horrific *and most common* traumas that a woman in our world experiences – and I've found ways to thrive anyway. is my open discussion of the lessons that have helped me overcome and grow into the best version of myself: ~ Healing from (and learning from) domestic violence ~ Finding joy and re-establishing that childhood sense of wonder ~ Travel adventures for women (including #solowomentravel) ~ #TravelingWithDogs and still having "me time" ~ The quirky Community of #EurekaSprings (and how to build your own #Community) ~ Practicing self-care and managing #chronicillness & #chronicpain ~ Raising a rescued Dogo Argentino mix named #GusTheDogo ... and more!

The Odds-On Favorite

Legendary horse trainer D. Wayne Lukas Brings His Talent to Oaklawn In the world of horse racing, there are some horses that have earned such a spot in history that even non-racing fans recognize their monikers: Seabiscuit, Secretariat, and Man O’ War are just a… Read MoreThe Odds-On Favorite

Normalize Huh? Naw, fam

This trend of everyone posting “#normalize such-and-such” has been buggin’ me for a while and I just recently figured out why. But first, here’s an idea: We all just do whatever the fuck we need to do to be authentic and at peace — regardless… Read MoreNormalize Huh? Naw, fam

Denver-based band with Eureka Springs ties performing in Fayetteville & Eureka this week

If you are a fan of punk rock, jamgrass, gypsy-pop or any combination of those, you’ll love the band slated to perform Thursday (July 29) at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville and Friday (July 30) at Chelsea’s in Eureka Springs. Ponder The Albatross, formed in… Read MoreDenver-based band with Eureka Springs ties performing in Fayetteville & Eureka this week

Hillberry Festival 2019 Lineup Part 1 Unveiled

Hillberry The Harvest Moon Festival 2018, co-hosted by Railroad Earth, has released its first lineup announcement for the October 11-14, 2019, event.  Hillberry 5 performers will include Trampled By Turtles, which just announced it is ending a 2-year hiatus this year; the “Father of Newgrass”… Read MoreHillberry Festival 2019 Lineup Part 1 Unveiled