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.


Our New Chicken Coop


We decided to get chickens this year and have enjoyed having them around. We love the eggs, the help in preparing the garden, getting rid of kitchen scraps, and just watching them around the yard. They follow me around in a giant, excited flock because they think I have some fine foods to give them. Read More

Harvest Bounty


Harvest Bounty 24, originally uploaded by StephLewis. We had quite the harvest this year. What a joy it is to be back in Minnesota again so I can enjoy the fruits (or should I say vegetables) of labor. This bounty led to a full weekend of canning and freezing! The whole time I was just Read More