Archive for November, 2012

  • Ridgefield Guild of Artists

    Festive Home Show 2012

    By on November 30, 2012

    Our youngest daughter and I are both in this Festive Home Show at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists. Consider...

  • My Two New Mixed Media Collages

    By on November 29, 2012

    The mixed media collage above is done with colored pencil, marker and tissue paper. The one below is done...

  • African Crows as pets

    Photos of Charlie Crow

    By on November 28, 2012

    A local friend recently obtained this African Crow as a pet. She walks around town with him tethered on...

  • Thirteen Moons book

    Book Review: Thirteen Moons

    By on November 27, 2012

    This book is the reminiscence of a 90 year old man looking back on a remarkable life: he was...

  • Anna Karenina movie review

    Movie Review: Anna Karenina

    By on November 26, 2012

    I was surprised to really like this movie. Notwithstanding it’s storyline about adultery, this movie’s theatric staging was...

  • Polly Castor photography

    Photos of Fall Reflections 2012 Part 2

    By on November 25, 2012

    Love these fall reflections!

  • Louis Bording

    John Milton Quote; Art by Louis Bording

    By on November 24, 2012

    “Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we...

  • Polly Castor artist

    Two New Gouaches

    By on November 23, 2012

    I did these two new gouaches by candlelight during the hurricane and just today, with this excellent weather, I...

  • Family at Thanksgiving

    All the Kids Home for Thanksgiving

    By on November 22, 2012

    Our refrigerator is crammed; yes, that’s seven pounds of butter you see, and four dozen eggs. All the kids...

  • Flour-less Chocolate Cake

    Winning Hearts and Minds Cake: aka Flour-less Chocolate Cake

    By on November 21, 2012

    This recipe is from a cookbook that I blogged about recently. The author made gobs of this cake for...

  • Thanksgiving Dishes for Vegetarians

    Thanksgiving Dishes for Vegetarians

    By on November 20, 2012

    As a non-Turkey eater, I appreciated the ideas on the two sites below, and I thought you might as...

  • food in Boston

    Boston Food

    By on November 19, 2012

    Part of the tradition of going to SPLASH is eating out. Here is some of our restaurant food: Delicious,...