Tag Archives: Creativity

Andestuga: What’s in a name?

I spent the better part of a summer and fall working on the design and construction of our teardrop camper trailer. It effectively captures the vision and dreams that fueled my drive to create. In many ways it is a … Continue reading

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Why do I teach?

I have dedicated my life to the vocation of teaching. Most of my career has been in a kindergarten through 6th grade setting, including 16 years as a classroom teacher and nine as a science specialist. The last six have … Continue reading

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I Need to Create

Is there an innate human need to create? This summer I assuaged  my built up stress accumulated from over exposure to the high demands of life with an immersion into my creative side. I built a camper trailer. As people … Continue reading

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A Garden Cottage

I enjoy the art of building. I remember as a child helping my dad in the basement shop put this or that together. Together, we built a backyard barn/shed and a lake cabin (although the together was more him than … Continue reading

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