Author Archives: Andrea R Huelsenbeck

About Andrea R Huelsenbeck

Andrea R Huelsenbeck is a wife, a mother of five and a former elementary general music teacher. A freelance writer in the 1990s, her nonfiction articles and book reviews appeared in Raising Arizona Kids, Christian Library Journal, and other publications. She is currently working on a young adult mystical fantasy novel and a mystery.

Landfill Harmonic…by ARHuelsenbeck

This article previously appeared on ARHtistic License. You may have heard of the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, Paraguay. This YouTube video, posted in 2012, has been viewed more than seven million times: Cateura is the site of a huge garbage dump. … Continue reading

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In the Meme Time: When in Doubt

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Video: The Unicorn in Captivity

Sharing a discussion about my favorite tapestry by Khan Academy:

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I is for Icon…by ARHuelsenbeck

This article first appeared on ARHtistic License. An icon (from Greek εἰκών eikōn “image”) is a religious work of art, usually a portrait-style painting, used in Eastern Orthodox churches and homes. The most common subjects are Christ, Mary, and saints. Eastern Orthodox tradition holds that the creation of … Continue reading

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Why to Read Aloud to Children

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In the Meme Time: Marriage

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Life Lessons Learned from my Parents

Mom passed away in 2004, Dad in 2013. I miss them every day. In this season between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, I would like to honor my parents by enumerating the ways they made me what I am. My … Continue reading

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