Archive for November, 2014

  • Bits and Clips,

    Bits and Clips November 2014

    By on November 30, 2014

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

  • Theory of Everything movie review

    Movie Review: Theory of Everything

    By on November 29, 2014

    Stephen Hawking’s groundbreaking work relates to proving the universe is without limits, so it seems fitting that he...

  • Photos of Our Thanksgiving Day 2014

    By on November 28, 2014

    I trust you all had a wonderful holiday! Here are photos of our lovely, low-key Thanksgiving day.

  • Poetry by Polly Castor, Psalm of Thanksgiving and Praise, Praise poetry, Thanksgiving poem

    New Poem: Psalm of Thanksgiving and Praise

    By on November 27, 2014

    I could never fit all I’m grateful for in one poem like God could never squeeze into only one...

  • thanksgiving links

    Thanksgiving Articles and Services

    By on November 26, 2014

    On behalf of local Christian Scientists, Monday evening I officiated (with other faith groups) in the Interfaith Thanksgiving...

  • gourd photos

    Gorgeous Gourds

    By on November 25, 2014

    Enjoy this seasonal cornucopia of variegated beauty from the pumpkin/squash/gourd (Cucurbia) family!

  • black & white photos

    Black and White Photos of Vassar Street

    By on November 24, 2014

    There was something about this light on Vassar Street in Cambridge near MIT that I read as possible black...


    Our Last SPLASH!

    By on November 23, 2014

    I have brought our kids to this weekend of classes at MIT the weekend before Thanksgiving for thirteen consecutive...

  • Burdock's Hot Chocolate

    Burdick’s Hot Chocolate

    By on November 22, 2014

    I met friends who thought I should experience Burdick’s hot chocolate while in Boston. We took the subway to...

  • Sweet Basil restaurant

    Restaurant Recommendation: Sweet Basil in Needham, Mass

    By on November 21, 2014

    I have to give Siri, the disembodied voice on my smart phone, all the credit for this find.

  • Ocean at the End of the Lane review

    Book Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

    By on November 20, 2014

    This is the type of book you go to book groups for. I would never have picked this one...

  • Polly Castor recipes

    Recent Food Around Here

    By on November 19, 2014

    Here is what we’ve been eating lately. Gone for a while are the days of beautiful food photography in...