Georg Friederich Händel (1685–1759) was born in Halle, in what is now Sachsen (Saxony), Germany. Though he showed interest in music as a child, his father wanted him to study law. His mother, however, encouraged his musical inclinations. While still young, Georg had an opportunity to play the organ at…

Because writing is such a solitary pursuit, unless we writers have someone to vent to, we can lose our perspective and objectivity, especially where our own writing is concerned. And while we know that everyone’s path is unique, sometimes we compare ourselves to others and find ourselves lacking.

When that…

Doesn’t it seem harder and harder to buy the perfect gift for a special person? And with the supply chain problem we’re experiencing, this Christmas might be even more challenging for shoppers.

Maybe we all could make gifts this year.

And if we could use supplies we already have, that…

Are you participating in NaNoWriMo this year?

For the uninitiated, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month, a challenge, started in 1999, to write a 50,000-word first draft of a novel in 30 days, officially in November, though anyone can do it any month they choose. …

ARHuelsenbeck

Former elementary general music teacher. Wife, and mother of five. Blogging about the arts and the creative process at https://ARHtisticLicense.com.

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