Archive for August, 2012

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    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...

  • New Pond Farm Redding

    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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    Show at Wilton Library

    By on August 29, 2012

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

  • kids to college

    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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    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...

  • Polly Castor Photography

    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...

  • side porch ideas

    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,...

  • New Pond Farm Redding

    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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    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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    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...

  • 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...

  • Tiger Swallowtail Photos

    By on August 20, 2012

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