Author Archives: Andrea R Huelsenbeck
It is Wednesday afternoon. I am writing this after watching Joe Biden’s inauguration. My eyes teared up through his speech, and Amanda Gordon’s poem, and Reverend Sylvester Beaman’s benediction. I feel relieved and hopeful after the nightmare of the last … Continue reading
Lord, make us instruments of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let us sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is discord, union; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; … Continue reading
When I was a little girl, I watched a cartoon show called Mr. Magoo, about a little old curmudgeon who was near-sighted and hard of hearing, which caused him to get into all sorts of trouble, of which he was blissfully unaware. … Continue reading
This article first appeared on ARHtistic License last December. For the last month, I’ve been zentangling Christmas themes. The Facebook Zentangle group I’m a member of, Tangle All Around, spent two weeks designing wreaths. Here’s one I made using the pattern Twistee: This … Continue reading
A few years ago, I read an article that upset me greatly. In fact, I saved this link so that I could respond to the article when the time was right. I know cranberry sauce is considered a Thanksgiving food, to go … Continue reading
Back in the olden days (late 1950s—early 1960s), geography was taught in elementary schools. Not all elementary schools, apparently, since my husband can’t recall ever studying it, but it was a subject at the parochial school I attended. I think … Continue reading
Are you thankful for nature? Click the link and scroll down to hear the author read her poem.