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.


Bread Preservation


My family makes lots of foods in the dehydrator (jerky, fruits, etc.) and we often will put a piece of bread in the bags with our goods to absorb moisture and help them to last longer. Since I’ve started making our bread instead of buying it, I was thinking about bread preservation so that the Read More

No Kidding.


I left sub notes for a substitute teacher to show a short DVD to my students each period. They’d use that to complete a related assignment that would take the rest of the class period. No kidding, the sub left me this note: “Only did the movie for 1st period because we couldn’t rewind it Read More

Getting Clutzy & Blonder


I don’t know what the deal is, but I’ve been feeling increasingly clutzy and “stupid” blonde lately. I’m seeing this by a select choice of actions that have occurred recently: 1. Two days ago, when introducing myself to someone in my class, I hit his can of soda & knocked it onto his lap. 2. Read More