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.


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

Groundhog Day


Well, I’m forcing myself to write a bit since I’ve been in a hole for far too long. So, I finished the portfolio part of my national board stuff and I just have six tests left. Then, I’m finished assuming I pass everything. Most teachers take two years to finish since less that 10% pass Read More

Lemon Tree, Very Pretty


…but the lemons are dropping everywhere! Not that any of my Minnesota friends will be able to help me with this. See, this new place that Josh and I just moved into has a lemon tree in the back. It’s very cool, but every day I pick like 5 icky lemons off the ground. So, Read More