Archive for April, 2014

  • Spring Trees

    Spring Trees Bursting Out

    By on April 30, 2014

    This spring has been so late in coming, the waiting for it seems to add to the glory and...

  • Bits and Clips

    Bits and Clips for April 2014

    By on April 29, 2014

    Here are the articles, blogs, podcasts and videos from this month that I felt were worth sharing:

  • Spinach Soup

    Recipe: Middle Eastern Spinach Soup

    By on April 28, 2014

    This soup is easy and delicious, rendered interesting and memorable by the surprising combination of Syrian spices

  • Maxwell Spring Formal

    Maxwell Spring Formal

    By on April 27, 2014

    Our older daughter is loving her master’s program at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse....

  • Wonderbook

    Book Review: Wonderbook (Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction)

    By on April 26, 2014

    This book is a total delight; take this thick, detailed work slowly and treasure and contemplate every morsel.

  • Kent Falls Photos

    Photos from the Trail at Kent Falls

    By on April 25, 2014

    These falls have many different levels or layers, and there is never a vantage point where you can see...

  • Good Music

    Good Taste in Music

    By on April 24, 2014

    The music she played for me on this trip was fantastic and I recommend you check it out.

  • Poem by Polly Castor

    New Poem: Our College Tour

    By on April 23, 2014

    Because I’ve both served so much and held back so relentlessly she’s taking responsibility for her choices

  • College Tour

    Home from a Week Long College Tour

    By on April 22, 2014

    Together with our youngest, I drove 35 hours this past week through seven states to see six colleges. ...

  • Visit Juanita College

    A Visit to Juniata College

    By on April 21, 2014

    Today we visited Juniata College in south central Pennsylvania and liked it.

  • Family Easter Visit

    A Lovely Easter with Both Daughters

    By on April 20, 2014

    He is risen! Happy Easter!

  • Moosewood Restaurant

    Moosewood Restaurant at Last!

    By on April 19, 2014

    One of the things that has been on my bucket list for a long time has been to visit...