My Top Five Tips for Better Singing


As most of you know, I have professionally studied voice for over a year, and I have learned a LOT in the process. Today I’m going to share my top five tips for better singing and sound.

*Disclaimer: I am currently using the Estill voice training method of which I believe is one of the best methods out there for voice. Because of this, most of my tips will be centered on techniques I have learned while studying this method.*

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Basic Photography for Beginners // Part One


Hello, and welcome to my new series: Basic Photography for Beginners! In this series I will start at the beginning and explain basic photography. This course can be helpful to you if you have a dSLR, a point and shoot, or even just a phone. You also don’t even need to be interested in photography as a hobby or job – good photography skills are important for everyone, especially since many people now have a camera accessible to them on their phone. Today I’ll start with two major elements: composition and light.

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My 2017 Reading List // A Big Task


Before we left for our trip, I had written up a reading list. I was planning to put 24 books on it, and I had 8 to go. I wanted some good theology/doctrine books but didn’t know of any to read that wouldn’t be over my head, so I asked Granddaddy (because he used to be a pastor) for some books, letting him know that my deadline was January 3rd (so I could post it on the 4th.)

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Goals for 2017

2017 goals

I’ve read many similar blog posts about “goals” for 2017, because there are many people who don’t like the word “resolution”. I don’t prefer one word over the other, but I’m choosing “goals” this year because resolutions have never seemed to work out for me.

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My 16 Best Posts of 2016


2016 was the very first complete year of blogging and I published exactly 158 posts! The month with the least amount of posts was February (7) and April and May tied for the greatest amount. (17 each) The average for posts published per month is 13.2. Aren’t those stats interesting? One would almost (almost, mind you) think that math was a favorite subject of mine! But in fact, I entirely despise it. But we’re getting off topic.

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