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.


Am I Still a Thinker


My blogging absence (from commenting on other blogs & from my own) may make it seem as though I’ve been less of a thinker lately. That’s not the case. I’ve probably been thinking more, interspersed with many activities such as work, coffee with a friend, small group, judging an Art contest, hanging out with people…. Read More

God Grows You When You Dive In


I’ve just been amazed at God so regularly lately. I guess I have really been feeling the strength of what happens when you commit youself to a ministry. God teaches you, guides you through it, and sustains you. I’ve been working with the PBCC Jr. High as well as Hyde’s Christian Club. Both have kept Read More

He Doesn’t Know Why


Today Josh presented the PBCC Jr. High site to the Jr. Highers. He really worked hard on the site and I do say he did a really kick-butt job on it. Anyhoo, he came in this morning with my laptop and was hooking it up to a projector and whatnot so it could be projected Read More

Middle School Dance


I chaperoned the middle school dance tonight. Good times. I found that the biggest challenge of the night was keeping parents from going into the dance. So many of them wanted to go in to find their kid. I’d have to tell them to wait until the end, that we don’t release kids and they’d Read More



I was asked to present to my Jr. High girls a dealy on prayer. Wow. Prayer. Quite a vast topic. Anyhoo, I was trying to figure out what I wanted to talk about, doing all the research, yadda, yadda. So, when the girls were over, I had them all draw a little dude. I gave Read More