Archive for May, 2012

  • avocado and egg sandwich

    Recipe: Garlicky Open-Faced Avocado and Egg Sandwich

    By on May 31, 2012

    These are so good I could eat them everyday! Above, I made them for three of us, so...

  • Polly Castor artist

    New Abstract Oil Painting

    By on May 30, 2012

    I just completed this abstract oil painting. Above is a detail; the entire painting is shown below.

  • Polly Castor pottery

    Three New Pieces of Pottery

    By on May 29, 2012

    Here is the newest bowl I’ve made. It was my first attempt at spatter painting with glazes... Also...

  • Photos of Our Yard on Memorial Day

    By on May 28, 2012

    Home is an ideal that soldiers have given their lives for over the centuries, so it seems appropriate to...

  • wild rice casserole recipe

    Recipe: Wild Rice & Tilapia Casserole

    By on May 27, 2012

    This healthy casserole tastes like comfort food, and it is easy to make too! It can also be assembled...

  • “Promise Yourself”

    By on May 26, 2012

    I PROMISE MYSELF: To be so strong that nothing can disturb my peace of mind. To talk health, happiness,...

  • Photos of Rhododendrons

    By on May 25, 2012

    Rhododendrons are such a delight, so full of audacious flair...

  • buy local organic

    Voting with your Food Dollars

    By on May 24, 2012

    Today I studied the chart below which is actually old news, put out in 2009. You may think...

  • Ridgefield Guild of Artists

    Current Guild Art Show

    By on May 23, 2012

    I was visiting our daughter in Annapolis during the days they were receiving artwork for this show, which is...

  • too big to fail movie review

    Movie Review: Too Big to Fail

    By on May 22, 2012

    I found this movie interesting and fairly realistic in it’s portrayal of the events behind the economic collapse of...

  • Our Son Receives His Diploma at Homeschool Forum

    By on May 21, 2012

    Our son received his high school diploma today at our local homeschool group. Andrew gave his last presentation at...

  • quarry swimming

    This Year’s First Swim at the Quarry

    By on May 20, 2012

    It’s been a stunningly beautiful weekend. We went for our first swim of the season, and could not...