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.


Digging Out of the Pile


I’m not majorly stressed feeling right now. I went to bed at like 7:00 yesterday because I was so exhausted. It feels kind of lame to be going to bed so early on a Friday night. Anyway, it seems like everything has been piling up in my life and I’m not really digging it. (Heh Read More



I’ve had like six things every day for the past several weeks. Ick. It’s that kind of business where your idea of a good time is a really really comfortable chair. Here’s what I’ve been up to: Grading, grading more, entering end of quarter grades, fielding parent calls, parent meetings, planning and doing small group, Read More



Man, am I tired! The last two weekends have had out-of-town conferences for me to go to which has packed me full of information and social gatherings. Now, I’m scrambling to get things back on track. School has been going well and my students are right where they should be. Volleyball has been a total Read More

Mind Blanks


My mind has been blanking a lot lately. It seems that with school starting I’ve had a hard time thinking of anything else. Whenever I’m home or at the grocery store…I’m thinking about my classes and what I’m going to teach and how I’m going to teach it. I’m wondering what the best way to Read More