Archive for September, 2016

  • Sunsets from the Islesford Dock

    By on September 18, 2016

    The sunsets as seen from the Islesford Dock are a kaleidoscope of beauty. Several times I interrupted my dinner...

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    Polly Castor
  • Food at the Islesford Dock

    By on September 17, 2016

    They have built something wonderful here. They pampered us with spicy ginger brew, appetizers, and three delicious meals a...

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    Polly Castor
  • Islesford Workshop: The People and Their Work

    By on September 16, 2016

    It was fun to discover what we had in common, and to see the different approaches and styles to...

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    Polly Castor
  • Henry Isaacs / Ashley Bryan Workshop Notes

    By on September 15, 2016

    A powerhouse group, their advice was gentle and encouraging, freeing and supportive, and blissfully without prescription. If I taught,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Featured Artist: Ashley Bryan

    By on September 14, 2016

    I will never forget this man's energy, love of color, excitement for the creative process, his great attitude, and...

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    Polly Castor
  • Two Islesford Apple Trees I Painted

    By on September 13, 2016

    Since it was foggy during the workshop, I did not paint any grand vistas as I expected, but instead...

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    Polly Castor
  • On My Way to Little Cranberry Island for a Painting Workshop

    By on September 12, 2016

    I was so delighted to squeeze in at the last minute to Henry Isaacs and Ashley Bryan's last Painting...

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    Polly Castor
  • My Invocation at our 9/11 Anniversary Service

    By on September 11, 2016

    Today I am giving the invocation for our 9/11 fifteenth anniversary memorial service sponsored by our local clergy association....

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    Polly Castor
  • Shackleton Quote

    By on September 10, 2016

    In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Shackleton crew survival in Antarctica, here is his excerpt on the...

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    Polly Castor
  • Homegrown Vegetables

    By on September 9, 2016

    There have been lots of beans, broccoli, eggplant, pears, peppers, carrots, cucumbers, zucchini, cantaloupe, onions, and absolutely enormous butternut...

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    Polly Castor
  • Amazing Tomato Harvest

    By on September 8, 2016

    Each season we lose more of our front yard to this project, but these photos show that it is...

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    Polly Castor
  • Hike to Beech Mountain Fire Lookout

    By on September 7, 2016

    The views in every direction were marvelous!

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    Polly Castor