Archive for April, 2010

  • Book Review: The Good Thief

    By on April 30, 2010

    I usually avoid books that are about breaking the ten commandments, but this time I made an exception. There...

  • Photos of Flowering Trees

    By on April 29, 2010

    Here are this year’s photos of flowering plum, pear, peach and crab apple trees. Glorious, eh? Enjoy!

  • Twentieth Page Done in My New Box-A-Day Art Journal

    By on April 28, 2010

    This page represents April 16, 2010 to April 27, 2010. See close-ups of recent entries below. Enjoy!

  • Recipe: Smoky Black Bean and Rice Stoup

    By on April 27, 2010

        In a recent Rachael Ray cookbook called Book of Ten, she gives her top ten recipes in...

  • Today’s Homeschool Science Fair

    By on April 26, 2010

    Today’s Homeschool Science Fair was a resounding success. Above, and the top eight photos below are of my daughter’s...

  • Water Crisis Facts

    By on April 25, 2010

    My thirteen year old daughter is doing her science fair project on the water crisis. Below she shares some...

  • MassHOPE Homeschooling Conference

    By on April 24, 2010

    So I’ve just returned home after two days at the MassHOPE homeschooling conference. Above is what I bought –...

  • Photos of Our Weeping Cherry Tree

    By on April 23, 2010

    Enjoy this year’s photos of our weeping cherry tree which was a housewarming present from my parents eighteen years...

  • Book Review: Blue Planet Run

    By on April 22, 2010

    Happy Earth Day! I give this important book a resounding five stars! My thirteen year old daughter is doing...

  • Polly Castor art

    My New Painting: Abstracted Person Playing

    By on April 21, 2010

    God wrenched me out of bed early this morning to paint this abstract of a person playing. The painting...

  • Two New Handmade Bowls

    By on April 20, 2010

    I’m especially pleased with the carved one, which I painted with under-glaze when wet, carved, and then after it...

  • Homeschooling Plans for Next Year

    By on April 19, 2010

    I am writing this post in anticipation of going to the MassHOPE homeschooling convention (see here) this coming Friday...