Archive for 2012

  • Polly Castor artist

    Best of 2012

    By on December 31, 2012

    Wow. I’ve finished four years on this daily blog. That's 1,424 entries! Here are the best posts of 2012...

  • Howard Thurman Quote

    By on December 30, 2012

    "When the song of the angels is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and princes...

  • Reminiscing About Our Wedding

    By on December 29, 2012

    We got married in New York City since that’s where I lived – not in Ann Arbor where I...

  • non-fiction ideas

    Gifts of Nonfiction We Received

    By on December 28, 2012

    Two years ago for the first time, the only books our family received as Christmas gifts were non-fiction. Some...

  • Polly Castor pottery

    Pottery I Made and Gave for Christmas Gifts

    By on December 27, 2012

    It took me months to make these 11 pieces of pottery for Christmas presents, a project whose scope I...

  • a family Christmas

    Family Photos of Christmas Day 2012

    By on December 26, 2012

    We had a nice day; it is rare for us to spend a whole day just the five of...

  • nativity art

    Christmas Art with Quote

    By on December 25, 2012

    “Each of us is an Innkeeper who decides if there is room for Jesus.” Neal A. Maxwell

  • An Unexpected Christmas

    By on December 24, 2012

    Loved this wonderful Christmas video! Enjoy and Merry Christmas!

  • funny christmas carol titles

    Christmas Songs as Named by Lawyers

    By on December 23, 2012

    Below is a list of 25 Christmas songs renamed by lawyers. Your job is to decipher the names and...

  • Rolo Pretzel Delights, Rolo Pretzel Delights recipe

    Recipe: Rolo Pretzel Delights

    By on December 22, 2012

    We had these for the first time last night at our lovely homeschooling holiday potluck dinner, and my kids...

  • Cindy Maddox

    Poem by Cindy Maddox

    By on December 21, 2012

    We just rang the bells of my church/ twenty-eight times, not twenty-six./ Twenty-eight times,/ because twenty-eight people died last...

  • Mayan Music

    By on December 20, 2012

    Not that I think the world will end tomorrow, but because my cousin Stephen has spent the last year...