Author Archives: Reavis Wortham


I swear I can’t go anywhere without something bizarre happening. Years ago, I was canoeing down the Buffalo River in Arkansas, far away from highways, McDonald’s, and convenience stores. The Buffalo is one of the last truly wild rivers in this country and my idea was to get away from work and people to float in peaceful, scenic serenity. Several hours into the trip, I dipped a paddle into the crystal clear water and was startled by a shout from the riverbank. “Reavis! Hi!” When Continue reading →