Archive for December, 2017

  • Reading Challenge for 2017

    Reading Challenge for 2018

    By on December 31, 2017

    A New Year and a new reading challenge! I hope you join me in this, either for the...

  • Bits and Clips for December 2017

    Bits and Clips for December 2017

    By on December 30, 2017

    I hope you find something in the links below that is helpful, enlightening, inspiring, motivating, or thought provoking:

  • Our Marriage Bed (New Poem by Polly Castor)

    Our Marriage Bed (New Poem by Polly Castor)

    By on December 29, 2017

    Our bed is an antique "full," rather old fashioned, high up and hard, with spindles at the head and foot: it was...

  • Polly Castor 2017 Art year in Review, abstract art for sale, abstract paintings for sale, pastel art for sale

    My Art Year in Review 2017

    By on December 28, 2017

    Here is the first of a series of yearly retrospectives of my artwork and shows. This summarizes my art...

  • Christmas Photos 2017

    Christmas Photos 2017

    By on December 27, 2017

    All around, it was a good holiday, and we are now poised to jump into the New Year with...

  • Books and Handmade Gifts We Received for Christmas

    Books and Handmade Gifts We Received for Christmas

    By on December 26, 2017

    Above is the sgraffito pottery plate I made my husband for Christmas. And below that you can see what...

  • Merry Christmas!

    By on December 25, 2017

    I'm sending you all holiday hugs and the warmest wishes for a meaningful, joyful, love-filled day.

  • Christmas Bits and Clips 2017

    By on December 24, 2017

    Here are some Christmas links and memes to get you in the Spirit... Merry Christmas!

  • Sgraffito Pottery Commissions Completed by Polly Castor

    Sgraffito Pottery Commissions Completed

    By on December 23, 2017

    Here are my last sgraffito pottery commissions completed for 2017. Let me know if you want me to make...

  • Appalachian Carol

    Appalachian Carol

    By on December 22, 2017

    When Mary birthed Jesus ’twas in a cow’s stall With wise men and farmers and shepherds and all But high from...

  • Solstice Poem by Polly Castor

    Solstice Poem (by Polly Castor)

    By on December 21, 2017

    The longest night of the year pivots, turns, and tends towards more expansive light...

  • Descent (Poem by Luci Shaw)

    Descent (Poem by Luci Shaw)

    By on December 20, 2017

    Down he came from up, and in from out, and here from there.