Archive for October, 2011

  • Trick or Treat?

    By on October 31, 2011

    With no power, we had a very different type of Halloween. No trick or treaters, conventional style. No one...

  • Early Photos of October Snow

    By on October 30, 2011

    Yesterday we got 10-16 inches of snow. It was odd to see snow on the trees while they still...

  • Ten Ways to Love (and Be a Better Christian)

    By on October 29, 2011

    In recent weeks I’ve been pondering the list below, posted by my brother-in-law on Facebook. I regularly do pretty...

  • Gourds

    By on October 28, 2011

    Shapes of the season!  

  • Polly Castor artist, Polly Castor pastel

    My New Landscape in Pastel: Marsh Morning

    By on October 27, 2011

    Here is my latest pastel.  

  • A Love Poem by RUMI

    By on October 26, 2011

    Looking for Your Face From the beginning of my life I have been looking for your face but today...

  • Two Meditations in Oil Pastel

    By on October 25, 2011

    Overtly exploring the connection between art and spirituality, these two non-objective works were literally meditations.   Aurora Borealis (oil...

  • Recipe: Tomatillo Soup

    By on October 24, 2011

      Feasting off a friend’s bumper crop of tomatillos, we thought this soup was particularly delicious. Give it a...

  • Photos of a Consignment Shop

    By on October 23, 2011

    Yesterday, on a rare lazy Saturday afternoon, we found ourselves browsing in this consignment shop. Photos here were taken...

  • Movie Review: The Way

    By on October 22, 2011

    This movie is about a father walking a pilgrimage through Spain on the Camino de Santiago, also known as...

  • Photos of Cabbage

    By on October 21, 2011

    Here is some fodder for abstract paintings… Cut one in half and it is a completely different experience of...

  • Book Review: Caleb’s Crossing

    By on October 20, 2011

    I really enjoyed this thoroughly researched historical fiction which depicted the circumstances surrounding the first Native American’s matriculation through...