Newsletters

The Rockspirian is published quarterly by Rockspire Properties, LLC and distributed by email. If you would like to subscribe to The Rockspirian, please email managers@rockspire.com

Click on a month below to see a printable PDF version of previously published Rockspirian newsletters.


2019

November – #38

  • Camping at Camp Sassafras
  • Living at Rockspire presents challenges
  • Voices from the Silent City
  • The North Forest Lights

July – #37

  • Ongoing Construction Projects
  • The First Two Home Designs
  • The Most Interesting Aspects of the World
  • Once the current Carriage House expansion is complete

April – #36

  • Northwest Arkansas Native Plant Society
  • Myers Family Gathering
  • Plein Air Artist of Eureka Springs

February – #35

  • Rockspire’s 2018 Holiday Celebration
  • The Northwest Arkansas Permaculture Study Group
  • The Rockspire Master Plan and Zoning Map

2018

October – #34

  • The Rockspire Forum
  • Homesites update
  • Community Ecology

July – #33

  • Nature, Art, and Architecture
  • And so, it begins
  • Plein Air Painters of Eureka Springs

April – #32

  • Design Work Begins
  • Controlled Burning
  • Movies at the MobbyMac

January – #31

  • Water Management Systems
  • Classic Mena at Rockspire
  • Movies at the MobbyMac

2017

October – #30

  • Concrete in the woods
  • Concrete on the hill
  • Glass in the woods
  • ES Independent newspaper article

July – #29

  • Rockspire Shop Complex
  • Eureka Springs Eco Council
  • The Rockspire Manifesto at EUUF

April – #28

  • Waterfalls
  • TreeHouse Home Improvement
  • Comings and Goings at the MobbyMac Carriage House

January – #27

20th Anniversary Edition

    • Accomplishments of the past twenty years
    • Resisting Success Through Growth
    • Life, Money, and Illusion
  • NPR Commentary and Interview

2016

November – #26

  • The New Front Doors to the MobbyMac
  • Inventors Anonymous
  • The Nature Conservancy – Kings River Preserve update

July – #25

  • The six angels of Rockspire
  • Sassy Cassie

April – #24

    • Ernest Kilman
  • RAF Airstrip

2015

December – #23

    • At Rockspire, we like to celebrate!
    • George Myers’ retirement
  • The Kings River Preserve

September – #22

    • Vold Vision Stairway and Mural Party
  • Composting Elemental Dirt

May – #21

    • The Arts at Rockspire
    • JordyM Studio
  • Kings River Fine Arts

January – #20

    • The Big Ass Fan
    • Big homes can complicate retirement
  • Top of the Rock

2014

September – #19

    • Do you have a green thumb?
    • Thinking about the larger eco-system
  • The nearest town to Rockspire – Eureka Springs

May – #18

    • School’s Out!! .. They headed to Rockspire
  • City girl with country heart?

January – #17

    • Convertible Suite
    • The 2013 Holiday Season
    • The Kilman Wedding Reception
  • Mike Johnson and Pam Kovacs

2013

October – #16

  • Poem and comments by Betty Johnson
  • It’s time for a new approach to living sustainably

July – #15

  • Joan’s Angel Trail
  • Master Stone Mason, Alan Vennes
  • Rockspires seen ’round the world

April – #14

  • Experimental Innovation
  • Integrated Water Management
  • Joan Myers Norton

January – #13

  • Bridge over tranquil backwoods
  • Trigger Gap LZ
  • Manifesto Presentation Slides

2012

October – #12

  • The burn ban is off!
  • Digging by hand at Moonshiner’s Cave
  • Interior Furnishings at the MobbyMac Carriage House

July – #11

  • Happy Trails to you!
  • Tanju and Pat Tuzer
  • Other recent visitors to Rockspire

April – #10

  • Hoar Frost
  • Future Stone Gazebo
  • Marjorie Jones’ Memorial
  • Rockspire Manifesto

January – #9

  • How do we plan to harvest the Earth’s cold, pure, raging, energy?
  • Some of our neighbors
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

2011

October – #8

  • What buildings are at Rockspire now, and what is planned for the near future?
  • The West End Community Buildings
  • Concepts Guiding Development

July – #7

  • Betty’s Birdhouse Cabin
  • Rainwater Collection
  • Gardening

April – #6

  • The MobbyMac Carriage House
  • Rockspire is not for sale

January – #5

  • Unearthing Mysteries
  • Celebrating 45 years of friendship
  • Commemorating 35 years of business
  • New Adventure

2010

October – #4

  • Harvesting Hardwoods and Hay
  • The Johnson Family Reunion
  • Eureka Springs

July – #3

  • Nature at Rockspire
  • Kings River Preserve Dedication
  • First ever airplane landing at Rockspire

April – #2

  • Lumber Harvesting
  • Kings River Preserve Announcement

January – #1

  • Construction begins on Upper Nature Trail
  • Rockspire.com is updated
  • Betty’s Birdhouse Dedication
  • Strange objects photographed