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.


Rockabye Baby! Literally.


I was looking around the iTunes store for good lullaby music for babies, and was quite disturbed/intrigued/confused/interested/befuddled/amused by the Rockabye Baby! albums. These albums are basically lullaby versions of albums by popular artists. Here are the artists featured: U2, The Beatles, Radiohead, Bob Marley, Pink Floyd, Smashing Pumpkins, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Coldplay, Tool, The Read More

Musical Trends & One Good Find


My students usually make me a list now and again to help me pick new music to play in my classroom. Usually I find a few bands I like in the pile, and dump the others off as Brittney Spears wannabes or rappers with no respect for women. I found a few trends in the Read More

Less Like Scars


And in your hands the pain and hurt Look less like scars and more like character Less like a prison more like my room Less like a casket more like a womb… -Sara Groves, Less Like Scars, from her album All Right Here

What are your songs?


They were having this thing on the radio this morning where people had to call in and give “their songs” as they pertain to certain categories. Here are “my songs” (plus a few added categories): Get up and go song: Eye of the Tiger by Journey Go to bed song: Chasing After by Clear Chill Read More

I Love Dave Matthews


Yes I do. Well, some of his songs are a little freaky, and maybe even a bit satanic. But, I find him overall to be thoughtful and very musically interesting. I could work to his music all day long. In fact, I have! Here’s one song that’s really been catching my interest: Spoon Spoon in Read More

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