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.

The Psalm Project #1

My Bible study group is studying Psalms, and one of our members challenged us to write our own psalms. This assignment has been an excellent exercise for me because it has taken me into the heart of the Psalms. The … Continue reading

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Book Review: Old Broads Waxing Poetic

This review appeared previously on ARHtistic License. A few years ago, Julie Kemp Pick, inspired by a poem by Susan Flett Swiderski, came up with the idea to create an anthology of poetry written by women of a certain age. Together, … Continue reading

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In Remembrance

Today is the seventeenth anniversary of the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. Let us never forget the innocents who lost their lives, nor how the country came together after the tragedy. Celebrate with a random act of kindness in … Continue reading

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Meet Me in the Mountains

I’ve attended several writers’ retreats I’ve attended at the fabulous Breath of Life Retreat House. The last time I was there, the proprietor gave me a copy of her memoir. Candy Cotton grew up in California in a home with … Continue reading

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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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