14 Ways Arkansas Is America’s Black Sheep… And We Love It That Way
The United States is such a diverse country that you can find all sorts of people in all sorts of places. In Arkansas we’re lucky, because Arkansas is one of the more interesting places around. We’ve got all kinds here, and we’re proud to be a place where interesting groups can come together to make a vibrant state. But Arkansas is also a little weird, and we’ve kind of developed a reputation for it. We might not completely fit in with the other states, and that’s just fine by us. Black sheep? Well bah bah bah, fellow Americans, we love our oddities. They’re part of what makes Arkansas so incredibly awesome.
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.