I am an artist & teacher with a ❤ for visual expression, educational methodology, homesteading, & Jesus. My geek-love is The Joshua and we have three peanut-butters: Caleb, Jack, & Louritta.


18 Month Update


Pics of Caleb 6, originally uploaded by StephLewis. This past week, Caleb hit his 18 month mark. I’m not going to go into lists of words, because there are getting to be too many to list. Let’s just say, if you say it, he repeats it. He has also been putting two words together frequently Read More

Portrait Pillows


For Christmas this year, i made my nieces and nephew each a pillow that was a portrait of each child. Here they are: Pillows for Maia and Elise: For Elise’s pillow, I wanted to show her love for kindergarten and “paperwork.” Her picture has a giant pencil (hard to see in pic) and her name Read More

Take That, Ella!


Caleb and Ella, our miniature dachshund, are best buds. They are pretty much always by each other. They play fetch with Ella’s toys, he gives her dog treats, she comes when he calls her (sometimes), they sit by each other and cuddle under a blanket when we’re on the couch together. Sometimes Caleb will even Read More

Modular Diaper Bag


I am in the process of designing the most awesome diaper bag ever. It has so far involved me inspecting every bag, backpack, diaper bag, purse, satchel, wallet, or other “put stuff in here and carry it around” device. I have even been inspecting art caddies. Anyway, my goal is to have a diaper bag Read More

Caleb Update – 16 months


Let’s see, what is Caleb doing these days? Well, besides being funny, he’s been really talking and moving! Here’s the list for all who are interested (I may add more when I think of more): Words He’s Saying Ella Grandma (“Ramma!”) & Grandpa (“Ram-PA!”) Mama & Dada Names of some people (Jenna as “Enna”, Elise Read More

2009 Bible Reading Plan


Each year, I try to assess how I am doing with reading the Bible in a consistent way. I have followed several different plans in years past. Some years I have focused more on a form of study instead. Other years I have just thrown up my hands and said, “That’s it! I need to Read More

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