“Everything is beautiful in a person when he turns toward God,

and everything is ugly when it is turned away from God.”

Fr. Pavel Florensky

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hickory dickory dock

This is an old plastic toy clock that we found at a garage sale recently.  It has a pull cord that winds up a music box.

barred rock

These are our chickens, seeking some shade

open ended summer

My summer somewhat unexpectedly opened up just a few weeks ago when I decided not to take summer classes.  I made that decision primarily because my wife is expecting a baby at the end of June, about the same time as one of my finals would have been scheduled.  I really couldn’t have afforded to miss either one of those.  The other reason is a change in degree plan (still nursing, but an A.A. instead of a B.S.N., at least for now).

So, I may now have time to work on my list of projects:

  • Put a garden in (got this done just a few days ago with some tomatoes, peppers, herbs, and a compost pile)
  • Build a twin bed for my son (my wife has this in mind)
  • Learn REAPER
  • Teach summer music lessons (I teach with Searcy Community School of Music)
  • Get over to Tennessee to visit our land a time or two
  • Write some music (I have a couple things already going)