Meet Chester

Meet Chester, my first snowman. While on vacation in Arkansas, it snowed a good four inches, and my sister-in-law Karry and I had a blast building Chester. He is sporting my scarf and my mom’s black hat. Having never built a snowman, it surprised me how much work it turned out to be. Lots of … Continue reading Meet Chester

Giveaway and 2022 Calendar

Monthly & Weekly 2022 Calendar and Companion Journal Each month of this lovely calendar and journal contains an original photo, Christian poem, and space to record your daily activities. This planner is a fillable pdf if you use Adobe fill and sign, or you may choose to print the planner and keep it handy (as … Continue reading Giveaway and 2022 Calendar

Music Fundamentals update

December 20, 2021, sees the end of the music fundamentals class in Haiti via Go-to-meeting. Though technical difficulties fraught to dissuade us; once rooted out, the joy of teaching music prevailed. Every week, the students pray for each other and me, and we end the class by singing to the Lord. To hear them sing … Continue reading Music Fundamentals update

Christmas is upon us

December is upon us and the frantic race for the perfect Christmas gifts is on.The decorations are up, and the house looks festive. Stacks of Christmas CDs sit waiting their turn by the stereo. Christmas Greetings! Christmas used to be the busiest time of year for me as a performer—fifteen concerts in nineteen days between … Continue reading Christmas is upon us

Grateful

Life is full of difficulties and delights. Dreary days can become cheery days, and even serendipitous days can become sad ones. In November, as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) progressed, I experienced some of these moments. Kudos to ProWritingAid who provided a wonderful place to record progress, find regions and communities, and buddies for the … Continue reading Grateful