Archive for January, 2015

  • now comes quiet

    Now Comes Quiet

    By on January 31, 2015

    Now is the season of snuggling under downy covers. Now is the season of cuddling in our warm woolies...

  • book review Realistic Abstracts

    Book Review: Realistic Abstracts

    By on January 30, 2015

    This book is better than most of its kind. I give it 4 stars. You can see below both...

  • Quinoa Granola Bars

    Recipe: Quinoa Granola Bars

    By on January 29, 2015

    These are good and we like them even though my husband calls them “Bird Seed Bars.”

  • Bits and Clips,

    Bits and Clips for January 2015

    By on January 28, 2015

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

  • Prayer in a Blizzard

    Prayer in a Blizzard

    By on January 27, 2015

    Given that we are expecting anywhere from 16 to 36 inches of snow in the next twelve hours, I...

  • Alcohol Ink Doodles

    Alcohol Ink Doodles in my Artist’s Journal

    By on January 26, 2015

    Here are my latest doodles in my artist journal...

  • Tha Dark and Sacred Night book review

    Book Review: And The Dark and Sacred Night

    By on January 25, 2015

    Well, unless you were a reader of Three Junes, and you want closure on that story, I don’t recommend...

  • The Paradise TV Series Review

    TV Series: The Paradise

    By on January 24, 2015

    We really enjoyed this two-season TV series, The Paradise, a BBC costume drama put out on PBS’s Masterpiece Theater....

  • Poetry by Polly Castor, Grass Underfoot poem

    New Poem: Grass Underfoot

    By on January 23, 2015

    And looking up, I shiver as I wonder for whom am I the tiny cold blade of grass? At whose mercy...

  • Saul Bellow quote

    Saul Bellow Quote

    By on January 22, 2015

    “I feel that art has something to do with the achievement of stillness in the midst of chaos. A...

  • Gingerbred muffins with coconut flour

    Recipe: Carrot Gingerbread Muffins with Coconut Flour

    By on January 21, 2015

    I’ve been wanting to try coconut flour (readily available at Trader Joe’s) and these muffins were a delicious start....

  • monoprint art

    My First Eight Monoprints

    By on January 20, 2015

    Since yesterday was a holiday, I had some blessed time to play with color, so I spent many hours...