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.

Garage of Delight

It’s been almost three and a half years since I wrote about The Garage of Doom, my second post on this blog. This is what the garage looked like then, waist-high with stuff: Many boxes still needed to be unpacked … Continue reading

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In the Meme Time: Ask for Forgiveness

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In the Meme Time: Heads Up

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Cold Night by ARHuelsenbeck

I like to picture the hills in Bethlehem covered in pure white that night, but it seldom snows in Bethlehem. Even if there was snow that night, how long could it have lasted? And how long could it have remained … Continue reading

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How to Make It Through Christmas When You’re Depressed by ARHuelsenbeck

Shortly after Carly, my first child, turned a year old, we discovered I was pregnant again. After the initial shock, Greg and I were delighted, looking forward to a new baby in January, and joking that we hoped he or … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in the Woods

Happy Thanksgiving to you from all of us at Doing Life Together.

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65 Things I Know Now That I’m 65

Originally posted on ARHtistic License:
This month I have a milestone birthday. I’ve renewed my driver’s license, enrolled in Medicare (though I’m deferring my Social Security for as long as I can), and I’m beginning to collect my teacher’s pension. I’ve…

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