Ideas

  • Steinbeck Quote

    By on August 9, 2011

    “… And it is a strange thing that most of the feeling we call religious, most of the mystical...

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    Polly Castor
  • Thwarting Squirrels; Saving Peaches

    By on August 3, 2011

    One of the great things about my job is having no commute; I often work at the picnic table...

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    Polly Castor
  • Living Plastic Free

    By on August 2, 2011

    This blog has totally been inspired by Carol Hohle’s Inspiration House site, which I highly recommend. Also check out...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Happiness Project

    By on July 28, 2011

      I really enjoyed this book whose premise is that happiness can be cultivated. I give it five stars....

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    Polly Castor
  • Tradition and Traditionalism

    By on July 25, 2011

    I was reminded recently of something heard years ago in a Presbyterian sermon that has set me pondering over...

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    Polly Castor
  • Pandora Internet Radio

    By on July 20, 2011

    I thought most of you would know about Pandora Internet Radio, but apparently this is not the case. Oh,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Parenting as Stewardship

    By on July 13, 2011

      I’ve recently been speaking with some wonderful women about both parenting and homeschooling. This has underscored for me...

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    Polly Castor
  • Audrey Hepburn’s Secrets of Beauty

    By on July 9, 2011

      Secrets of Beauty “For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the goodness in...

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    Polly Castor
  • Five Reasons NOT to Eat Genetically Modified Foods

    By on July 3, 2011

    I’ve been following this issue for a long time as the unwitting use of genetically modified foods escalates. Genetically...

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    Polly Castor
  • Awesome Gandhi Quote about the Roots of Violence

    By on July 1, 2011

    Gandhi quote on violence “The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience; Knowledge without character; Commerce without...

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    Polly Castor
  • Bananagram Mania

    By on June 24, 2011

    We’ve been playing Bananagrams often since we started six months ago, many days a week playing it after a...

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    Polly Castor
  • Annual Meeting 2011

    By on June 6, 2011

    Today, after a delicious lunch at the Cheesecake Factory, we enjoyed Annual Meeting. It is such a nice time...

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    Polly Castor