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.


Young Joshua, Old Stephanie


Well, according to an article on Slashdot, playing video games keeps the brain from aging by keeping it “limber,” if you will. So, I guess I’m getting older and older with each passing day, and Josh is just getting younger and younger. Pretty soon there will be a whole generation gap between us. But, at Read More

Crazy Nights


Josh, Neal, Camille & I played Battlefield last night & had a great time. I think Camille & I are actually getting pretty good at the game! For chicks anyway. Camille came over after & we watched Mystic River, which was pretty cool. Except, if that movie’s not creepy enough, the night got even creepier Read More

The Possibility in Nothing


I was really looking forward to last weekend. I mean, really REALLY looking forward to it. There seemed like so much possibility in it…like an open book, a new day, a fresh start. See, when you’re bogged down in the middle of a week and you have to kick a kid out of your class, Read More

Lessons from a Workaholic


Well, today I did it. At about 5:00 I decided that I would not bring any work home with me tonight. So, I didn’t. And guess what has come of it? I finally caught the stupid eel in my Animal Crossing game! What a success! Sometimes I wish that I was achieving greater things. Things Read More