Archive for November, 2016

  • Night Prayer of a New Zealand Prayer Book

    By on November 18, 2016

    The night is for stillness. Let us be still in the presence of God.

  • Amazing Butternut Squash

    By on November 17, 2016

    My husband got an amazing butternut squash harvest this year. Some are over 4 feet long...

  • Fall Foliage Photos

    Fall Foliage Photos

    By on November 16, 2016

    I particularly like how light plays off these leaves, either early or late in the day. It can have...

  • Nice Weekend in Boston

    By on November 15, 2016

    I had a great weekend in Boston seeing friends, doing some work, staying at a lovely pond house, and...

  • Poem by Rudyard Kipling: If

    By on November 14, 2016

    If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run, Yours is the Earth...

  • Hymn 258 Christian Science Hymnal

    Hymn 258

    By on November 13, 2016

    Oft to every man and nation Comes the moment to decide, In the strife of Truth with falsehood, For the good or...

  • Book Review the Last Runaway

    Book Review: The Last Runaway

    By on November 12, 2016

    This historical novel is set in Ohio and is about a Quaker girl from England who who becomes involved...

  • Surmounting (mixed media collage) by Polly Castor

    Two New Paintings

    By on November 11, 2016

    Whenever I have stuff to work out, painting is my best place besides my prayer chair to do it....

  • Let us rise up and build

    Rise Up and Build

    By on November 10, 2016

    I am incredulous, disappointed, staggered, shocked, appalled, deeply concerned, and excruciatingly frustrated. My heart cries out for all women...

  • recipe tomato tart

    Recipe: Tomato Tart

    By on November 9, 2016

    This is amazingly good, and remarkably straight-forward to put together. We made it with the last of the homegrown...

  • vote for Sharon Dornfeld probate judge

    Your Vote is Important for State and Local Too

    By on November 8, 2016

    I urge you to make considered choices not just for those in the top offices. And then VOTE. What...

  • poem by Amy Nawrocki, Present Progressive poem

    Poem by Amy Nawrocki: Present Progressive

    By on November 7, 2016

    ...the leaves are blowing. there is no other way to say it.