Archive for October, 2017

  • Grace Notes #8

    Grace Notes #8

    By on October 19, 2017

    To share a life of amplifying good with you is a beautiful thing, and I thank you for it. What...

  • Liz Hoag (Featured Artist)

    Liz Hoag (Featured Artist)

    By on October 18, 2017

    I enjoy Maine artist Liz Hoag's paintings of trees and their "sky holes" as abstract elements. Check out her...

  • I have This in Common with Nathaniel Hawthorne (with Photos)

    By on October 17, 2017

    "I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house." Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Deb Quinn-Munson's 80/20 Composition Workshop

    Deb Quinn-Munson’s 80/20 Composition Workshop

    By on October 16, 2017

    Here are my notes and the many photos I took during Deb Quinn-Munson's three day workshop on the 80/20...

  • On the Way to Church (pastel) by Polly Castor

    Two New Autumn Landscape Paintings in Pastel

    By on October 15, 2017

    I had a good time ;painting both of these new autumn landscape paintings in pastel and enjoy their vibrancy.

  • Photos of our Farmer's Market

    Photos of our Farmer’s Market

    By on October 14, 2017

    What great thing to do on Saturday morning! Plus, I really believe in eating as local and organic as...

  • Colcannon Recipe

    Colcannon Recipe

    By on October 14, 2017

    Cohannon is a traditional Irish peasant dish. Usually made with potatoes, I have substituted celery root; it is good...

  • Lesson of the lamp

    Lesson of the Lamp

    By on October 13, 2017

    If someone says, "That lamp is ugly," that statement actually tells you nothing about the lamp. It does, however,...

  • My Artist's

    My Artist’s “Walk and Talk” on YouTube

    By on October 12, 2017

    The purpose of the presentation was to get to know the artists, and hear a bit about their background...

  • Creamy Herb Dressing Recipe

    Creamy Herb Dressing Recipe

    By on October 11, 2017

    We love this dressing. Enjoy it on salads, on protein, in sandwiches, wraps, or even in omelets.

  • Man in the Iron Mask (Book Review)

    Man in the Iron Mask (Book Review)

    By on October 10, 2017

    Well, first of all the scene on the cover never comes close to happening in the book. Secondly, the...

  • Photos of Our Garden Harvest 2017

    Photos of Our Garden Harvest 2017

    By on October 9, 2017

    Check out a small fraction of our garden produce this year in this post. We especially enjoyed those crisp,...