Category Archives: Journal

Sights And Sounds of the Season

It was a really nice day yesterday. My former church had a sunrise service in their cemetery at 7am. I went. It was gorgeous weather outside, and the service was charming and delightful. The service at my current church was … Continue reading

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Easter Tie

He is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! Happy Easter! I got my annual Easter tie at a local artists store when I was in Virginia. The artist used the paint floating on water technique. There were so many patterns … Continue reading

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Friday Report

Yesterday we had a half day of school. It was pretty low-key. A lot of kids weren’t there. We’ve been doing a unit on dramatic literature in class, so this week we’ve been reading Holy Week events from the Bible, … Continue reading

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Tomaso… But You Can Call Me Al

One of the first classical music pieces I could ever identify by name was Adagio in G Minor by Tomaso Albinoni. I had it on a cassette tape and listened to it over and over in my early teens. Last … Continue reading

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Pop Goes the Weevil

I’ve been seeing a lot of weird looking beetles in my house lately. They’re tiny and black and have kind of a horn coming out of their head. Mostly I’ve been seeing them after they have drowned in Gus’ water … Continue reading

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