Archive for August, 2012

  • Book Review: Bird Cloud

    By on August 31, 2012

    I found myself liking this book by the end. It is a rather droll telling of building a house...

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of David

    By on August 30, 2012

    This is David, the gardener at New Pond Farm growing our CSA food, and our youngest daughter’s boss.

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    Polly Castor
  • Show at Wilton Library

    By on August 29, 2012

    These are some pieces I liked at a local library art show...

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    Polly Castor
  • Dropping our Son off at College

    By on August 28, 2012

    Today we dropped our son Andrew off at Swarthmore College to start as a freshman. His roommate is an...

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    Polly Castor
  • Our Son turns 18 Today

    By on August 27, 2012

    Our son turns 18 today and goes to college tomorrow to start his Freshman year. It is sobering...

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of Water in Long Island Sound

    By on August 26, 2012

    I was fascinated with the many moods of this water. These photos were all taken in close proximity over...

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    Polly Castor
  • Loving my Side Porch

    By on August 25, 2012

    I’ve been loving my side porch. It’s nothing fancy; it is small and a bit crowded, with hand-me-down furniture,...

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    Polly Castor
  • August CSA Produce 2012

    By on August 24, 2012

    We love our CSA at New Pond Farm! Check out this beautiful food we get to eat and the...

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    Polly Castor
  • CSA Tomato Harvest 2012

    By on August 23, 2012

    We haven’t had a great tomato harvest ourselves due to deer crossing a busy road to eat ours at...

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    Polly Castor
  • Recipe: Peach Galette

    By on August 22, 2012

    This wonderful dessert my husband has made three times in the last couple of weeks out of peaches from...

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    Polly Castor
  • I Made These Four Pottery Trays

    By on August 21, 2012

    I made these four pottery trays, experimenting with glazing techniques. The square one was texturized and dipped in...

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    Polly Castor
  • Tiger Swallowtail Photos

    By on August 20, 2012

    These photos were taken just steps out of my front door...

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    Polly Castor