I'm already six weeks into my music education degree and wow. It is so overwhelming. I'm exhausted. I've made many new friends, gotten into some delightful Bible studies and youth group circles, and tried out aerial silks! I'm super into the silks now. I'm even considering buying my own I love it so much! With… Continue reading Life Update: Art and Fall Photos
I'm at college now, and wow. It's been an adventure this past week. Classes start tomorrow and I'm really excited to jump into my music classes. With my major being a music ed degree, I just loaded up on fun music classes for the semester. They may be difficult but I'm glad that I have… Continue reading College News & A Writing Contest
I have some new adventures peering at me from down the road. And I mean it's really close. Like August close. I have chosen to attend a college in Alaska and I will be pursuing a music education degree where I will learn voice along with heavy focus on my chosen instruments. I play violin… Continue reading New Adventures & Summer Photos
Rosalie Valentine, author of the blog Penprints, has been hosting an annual writing challenge called "The Flash Fiction Dash". It's not a contest. It's just a challenge. A flash fiction is a 1000 word story. You can find out about the challenge and all the details at her blog. I participated this year, and made… Continue reading Jesus Has a Plan~ A Flash Fiction
Summer is going well for Alaska, aside from the raging wildfires that threaten our dwellings. Other then that, we are content with the summer weather. 85 degrees some days and that's lovely. I've been away working at a youth camp for three weeks so my blogging has been on hold. But, I have been taking… Continue reading Summer Blooms~Photography
It has been a great week here in Alaska! 70 degrees and getting warmer. 🙂 I got to visit Valdez for an entire week a little while ago and of course, I had to take some photos. Mostly flower shots though. I'm really into nature photography.
Today, I decided to share another paper I wrote for a college writing class. I figured because BJJ is so much a part of my life, sharing some of my research and findings on the subject would be helpful for those who don't know what Brazilian jiu-jitsu is. (If you are considering doing a martial… Continue reading Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Is it a Discourse Community?
Hi everyone! I just got nominated for the Liebster Award! Thank you for nominating me: https://anunfinishedstory.home.blog/ Please check out Miss Sullivan's blog. Her content is so uplifting and her walk with Christ is very inspiring. Thank you again for the award. 🙂 Just in case you were wondering... "The Liebster Award 2017 is an award… Continue reading ~Liebster Award~
Spring is most definitely here everyone! With lambs being born, starts up, and the snow almost gone, I can take a deep breath and know fully that summer is on it's way. Little Dolce Basil starts Eva, our Maremma sheepdog. Yes..that is a spruce branch stuck in her fur. 🙂 We like to say that… Continue reading Farmyard Photos~Spring
A recent and surprising addition has been made to my family's farm this past week. My dad found him toddling among the mud puddles and patches of snow, covered in afterbirth. It was an Icelandic ram lamb and he had been born in the outside pen....not in the lambing pen. One of our ewes gave… Continue reading ~Farmyard Surprise~
These past few months have been crazy. I am stepping into a new area of life where I am asked to make important decisions and take on larger responsibilities. It's new and exciting and frightening, all at the same time. But I'm not too scared. God's holding me and whispering to me through it all.… Continue reading A New Chapter~Life Updates
Alaska has just started to embrace winter. We have had our first few snows and now it is time to break out the apple cider and hot chocolate. I have a lot of things I want to get done this season. My list of projects and activities for this winter: (I will place tally marks… Continue reading Winter Bucket List
I intended this post to be for writers who know other writers. I wanted to give ideas on Christmas presents that other writers can get for fantasy writers. Hopefully some of these ideas will fit your writing friends. Fill a mason quart jar with tiny rolls or folded slips of paper. Each paper should have… Continue reading A Christmas Gift Guide For Fantasy Writers
I received some Russian piping nozzles from my cousin Bree for my birthday a while back. Look at the cupcake I made after using them! I have to say, these nozzles are so great. I definitely recommend them. The beautiful flower shapes you can make with them are effortless. OK, almost effortless. The trick is,… Continue reading Russian Piping Nozzles Review
As I said in an earlier post, I would be dedicating September, October, and November as creativity months. I will only draw pictures of things from my own head. I wont base any drawings on photographs. Meaning, I wont look at pictures for reference while I draw. I want my drawings to be mine, original.… Continue reading Creativity Drawing #1
My summer bucket list: Yes summer is already half gone, actually more then half gone but I decided to update it. In May I wrote down a list of things I waned to do this summer. Here is what I wrote down and what I have done since then: Set up a booth at the… Continue reading 2018 Summer Bucket List