What Is The One Word That Best Describes Arkansas?
What one word do you think best describes the natural state of Arkansas?
We live in a state that has extensive natural beauty. There is something for everyone from the mountains at Pinnacle to the springs in Hot Springs. Heck Texarkana is also named one of the most unique cities in the state. You can see Lisa's story here.
So how would you describe Arkansas in one word? Sunny, trees, outdoor, how about country? Well you know I had to look at states in our area and see what one word is used to describe them.
For Texas, it is Gaines, as in Chip and Joanna Gaines. They have built an entire empire from their HGTV show. The show ran only 5 seasons but they have built a successful business and turned Waco into a serious go-to destination with their Magnolia Market at The Silos.
You knew it had to be food when it came to Louisiana. Po'Boy is the word that best describes Louisiana. From the traditional shrimp po'boy to the oyster and even the roast beef and crawfish you can't go wrong with this traditional sandwich.
Well, it all changes when it comes to the word that describes our neighbor state to the northwest. Tornadoes are the word and Oklahoma has a lot of those. Last year Oklahoma had 56 tornadoes.
Yep, you guessed it. The word that best describes Arkansas is Wal-Mart. Here is a little history of the store that made Arkansas famous. This is directly from the Wal-Mart history section of the company website:
Sam Walton was a man with visionary leadership, and our business is a result of that. Since the first Walmart opened in 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas, we've been dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers. Today, we're helping communities save money and live better all over the world.
I think that it really sums up Arkansas. Not too flashy definitely not trashy and we all want the best value out of every dollar we spend and that is what Wal-Mart is all about.
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