Archive for September, 2013

  • Today’s Plein Air Oil Painting

    By on September 30, 2013

    This morning I cooled my heals north of here, while our youngest daughter was on a field trip. I...

  • Quotes by Einstein

    By on September 29, 2013

    Okay, the above one I’m sure he didn’t say, but the ones below he supposedly did... The last one...

  • Beautiful Morning at the Farmer’s Market

    By on September 28, 2013

    Between our own garden and our CSA share from the garden our daughter works in, we hadn’t yet been...

  • Biking Along the Housatonic River

    By on September 27, 2013

    I enjoyed a bike ride this morning along the Housatonic River while our daughter was in her Botany class....

  • Playing with Oil Resist

    By on September 26, 2013

    I have a ton of ideas to try and just took my first tiny step today in one of...

  • Tree Trunk Sweaters?

    By on September 25, 2013

    Does anyone know what is going on with this? Here is a collection of photos I’ve taken recently of...

  • Recipe: Eggplant Parmesan Crisps

    By on September 24, 2013

    This is something we like to do with eggplant right out of the garden. This delicious appetizer or side...

  • Book Review: The Inheritance of Loss

    By on September 23, 2013

    This book enjoyed acclaim back in 2006 when it came out, and won the Booker Prize, at which point...

  • Newtown Arts Festival

    By on September 22, 2013

    Today I went to the Newtown Arts Festival. Last spring, I was recruited to be in this, but demurred....

  • Movie Review: Austenland

    By on September 21, 2013

    Okay, Austen lovers, I give this movie a two star rating. Most two star movies I don’t even bother...

  • Photos from Recent Hikes

    By on September 20, 2013

    The weather the last few days has been crystalline. The deep blue skies, together with the humidity-free seventy degree...

  • Way of Life App

    By on September 19, 2013

    Last March, I had just finished reading The Power of Habit and I was convinced that focusing on good...