Archive for October, 2015

  • Pumpkin Photos


    By on October 31, 2015

    We bought that 37 pounder in the last two photos from the Farmer's Market, after seeing it two weeks...

  • Autumn foliage photos, Connecticut fall photos, autumn in New England, autumn in Connecticut, October foliage, fall trees

    Glorious October Foliage

    By on October 30, 2015

    As you can tell by the huge amount of photos in this post, I love autumn in Connecticut!

  • bits and clips

    Bits and Clips for October 2015

    By on October 29, 2015

    Here is a summary of much of what I though was worth seeing, reading, or listening to in this...

  • book review of Lean In

    Book Review: Lean In

    By on October 28, 2015

    This is a book about cultivating women leaders in the workplace. It is a balanced examination of the issues...

  • Black and White Photographs by Polly Castor

    Recent Black and White Photographs

    By on October 27, 2015

    Taking and studying good black and white photographs is very constructive both to learn about composition and to better...

  • Lentil Walnut Pasta Sauce

    Recipe: Lentil Walnut Pasta Sauce

    By on October 26, 2015

    This recipe is completely vegan, and my husband loved it, saying that it was good enough for company.

  • The beauty of poison ivy, poem by Polly Castor, poison ivy photos

    New Poem: The Beauty of Poison Ivy

    By on October 25, 2015

    Why does this stuff exist? It is such an irritant.

  • More Farmer’s Market Photos

    By on October 24, 2015

    At the beginning of the month, I posted pictures of our farmer's market, but now that the produce is...

  • photos of milkweed

    Photos of Milkweed

    By on October 23, 2015

    Since monarchs are dependent on milkweed, I was glad to see a bunch of them on my walk yesterday....

  • sterling jewelry I made

    What I Made in Silversmithing

    By on October 22, 2015

    Here is the sterling silver jewelry I made in my silversmithing class at Creative Arts Camp last September.

  • Zinnia Photos, pictures of zinnias

    Zinnia Love

    By on October 21, 2015

    I love zinnias with their cheery countenance and sprightly attitude.

  • Vegan Ragout

    Recipe: Autumnal Vegan Ragout

    By on October 20, 2015

    I completely made this up yesterday for the winter squash shown below that I got at the Farmer's Market,...