Archive for January, 2012

  • Sixty Degrees in January?

    By on January 31, 2012

    A year ago, we had bragging rights on 62 inches of snow in January alone. This January, the...

  • The Sisters from Hardscrabble Bay

    Book Review: The Sisters from Hardscrabble Bay

    By on January 30, 2012

    I had heard raves about this book and was disappointed; I give it only three stars. It may...

  • mexican baked fish

    Recipe: Easy Mexican Tilapia Bake

    By on January 29, 2012

    This is a quick and delicious meal I make in busy moments. The recipe is of my own...

  • Don’t Worry about Tomorrow

    By on January 28, 2012

    I’ve been thinking about these four quotes juxtaposed with each other and thought they may hit the nail on...

  • Photos of 3 Week Old Bunnies

    By on January 27, 2012

    We were privileged to visit some adorable three–week–old bunnies outside on a sunny January day last Tuesday.

  • 50 Ways to Show Kids You Care

    By on January 26, 2012

    This list was in our local paper and I thought it worth sharing: 1) Acknowledge them 2) Learn...

  • imagine a place book, imagine a place, imagine a day book, imagine a day

    Book Review: Imagine a Day / Imagine a Place

    By on January 25, 2012

    If you are looking for some wonderful picture books to give as gifts, consider these. Each page has...

  • Christian Science Bible Lesson

    Marking my Bible Lesson Again

    By on January 24, 2012

    The Christian Science Lesson Sermon that we hear on Sundays in Christian Science churches is available to be read...

  • Helen Frankenthaler art

    Helen Frankenthaler

    By on January 23, 2012

    Two days after Christmas Helen Frankenthaler passed on. Until then I didn’t realize she lived in Connecticut not...

  • mustard roasted fish recipe, mustard roasted fish

    Recipe: Mustard Roasted Fish

    By on January 22, 2012

    This is both unbelievably easy and delicious. I got this recipe from the Barefoot Contessa, who in turn got...

  • Polly Castor Photography

    Recent Black & White Photographs

    By on January 21, 2012

    Here are my recent black & white photos...

  • How Do Homeschoolers Change a Light Bulb?

    By on January 20, 2012

    Last weekend I was asked by a friend about homeschooling. Do I stand up at a blackboard and...