Archive for December, 2016

  • We Hosted the Church Christmas Party

    By on December 19, 2016

    Everyone had a great time and I am very grateful for this small but strong group of wonderful people.

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    Polly Castor
  • New Poem: Those Left Outside

    By on December 18, 2016

    They are the ones who follow, kneel, and welcome Him in.

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    Polly Castor
  • Best Poetry Books for Children and Young Adults

    By on December 17, 2016

    It is a fortunate child who shares these poems with an adult that cares– firelight, fuzzy blankets, cookies, and...

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    Polly Castor
  • Grateful She Came to Be With Us

    By on December 16, 2016

    She is such a huge blessing both to us and the world, and is a glorious reflection of all...

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    Polly Castor
  • Recent Black and White Photos

    By on December 15, 2016

    I love the sharp contrast between black and white and the whole range of subtle grays.

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    Polly Castor
  • Visiting Van Gogh Up Close

    By on December 14, 2016

    In this post you can see photos of my devoted examination of some of my favorite paintings by Van...

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    Polly Castor
  • Jerusalem Exhibit at the MET

    By on December 13, 2016

    The diverse faiths here actually got along much of the time, and their prosperous co-existance spawned one of the...

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    Polly Castor
  • Osprey Photos

    By on December 12, 2016

    I was delighted to get these rather close photos of an osprey...

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    Polly Castor
  • Advent is the Name of That Moment

    By on December 11, 2016

    The extraordinary thing that is about to happen is matched only by the extraordinary moment just before it happens.

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    Polly Castor
  • Recipe: Winter Salad with Eggs and Homemade Dressing

    By on December 10, 2016

    This most recent rendition of a winter salad loosely merges ideas from a French salad nicoise (but no potatoes,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Featured Artist: Marie Hull

    By on December 9, 2016

    I love her sense of color, and the vigorousness of her brushwork!

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    Polly Castor
  • New Poem: Dance of the Tide

    By on December 8, 2016

    ...flashing white petticoat flounces flirting with the stalwart ebony rock face...

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    Polly Castor