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.


Fear of Silicosis


The above pic was taken from a website surveying the danger of silicosis in American industry in the 30’s. Granted, my job is not sending me down in mines or anything. But, I am around lots of clay, which contains silica. So, two years ago, my school installed an air conditioner in my room, which Read More

Like Christmas – Only You Get Dirt & Water


My school got a small art grant recently which I spent on miscellaneous visual aides for my classroom (slides & whatnot, a couple of videos). I also ordered some supplies for my students with my regular budget. Basically, I’ve been getting boxes of stuff almost daily. It’s really fun. One of the teacher support providers Read More