Archive for January, 2011

  • Today’s Homeschooling Art Show

    By on January 31, 2011

    Today was our homeschooling group’s annual Creative Arts Fair. As always, there was a wonderful variety of work. My...

  • An Awesome Piece of Artwork by Hans Fischer

    By on January 30, 2011

      The work on the left above, titled 34th, by Hans Fischer (see here) won First Place in our...

  • Recipe: Deluxe Tuna Casserole

    By on January 29, 2011

    This is unbelievably good, with a sophisticated hint of blue cheese… And very wholesome too: totally different from the...

  • Bad Editing, Details, and a Smile

    By on January 28, 2011

    I just finished an audio book not good enough to review here. As kids, we had a phase: “Close,...

  • Polly Castor artist

    My New Abstract Painting: Sunburst

    By on January 27, 2011

      It’s been too long since I’ve painted. I’ve been busy. But another dump of fresh snow cancelled church...

  • 13th Page Done in my 3rd Box-A-day Art Journal

    By on January 26, 2011

    This page represents January 15, 2011 through January 26, 2011. See close-ups of recent entries below. Enjoy!  

  • Icicle Photos

    By on January 25, 2011

    You gotta love living in the northeast, where we get to hunker down and hibernate for a few months....

  • Recipe: Red Lentil and Vegetable Soup

    By on January 24, 2011

      This warm, nourishing soup was perfect for lunch today, a day that was all of two degrees when...

  • Perseverance Not Human Will

    By on January 23, 2011

    As I’ve said (click here) what you value governs what you are grateful for and therefore what you get...

  • Snow, Snow and More Snow

    By on January 22, 2011

    We’ve had a lot of snow so far this January. Public school kids here have missed at least 8...

  • Movie Review: Faith Like Potatoes

    By on January 21, 2011

    I enjoyed this touching Christian film and give it four stars. It has the feel of a good Christian...

  • Recipe: Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

    By on January 20, 2011

      Want a dense, flavorful muffin with enough staying power to get you through the morning? Try these from...