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.




I haven’t been posting stuff lately. Here’s the low-down of what I’ve been up to: Volleyball on Wednesday nights Volleyball on Sunday afternoons Sit-ups/Crunches & Push-ups daily (amount varies) Running 2-3 miles at least once a week Unfortunately, I haven’t been surfing for awhile. I just sold my board and am waiting for the transfer Read More

Finances – Friend or Foe?


I wish I had learned more things about dealing with personal finances when I was growing up. It’s not that I’ve handled them poorly…I think I’ve done pretty well. It’s just that I never learned about things like investing, how much to save, retirement, different kinds of accounts, buying a house, etc. I got a Read More