Ideas

  • Robotics Today at MIT

    By on April 4, 2009

    I’ve kicked myself all day that I didn’t take my camera.  I could have had such great photos to...

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    Polly Castor
  • Overfishing

    By on March 28, 2009

    My non-fiction reading in recent months has been consumed with reading about overfishing. I’ve been a vegetarian for...

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    Polly Castor
  • Centering

    By on March 25, 2009

    I have mostly been hand-building in pottery lately (see picture above of my pumpkin leaf), and it has been...

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    Polly Castor
  • When Not to Call 911

    By on March 19, 2009

    I am my church’s representative to our local clergy association.  We had our meeting yesterday and I wanted to...

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    Polly Castor
  • Abandoning Self-Interest

    By on March 13, 2009

    This sounds like heresy and sacrilege in our society.  But it is a foundational Christian concept that if correctly...

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    Polly Castor
  • Discouraged About Not Getting Enough Creative Time?

    By on March 11, 2009

    I have a homeschooling friend that is frustrated.  She said recently , “I don’t have enough creative time for...

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    Polly Castor
  • Thoughts About Cross Pollination of Ideas and Butterfly Chasing

    By on March 2, 2009

    Alexander Graham Bell was attempting to invent a hearing aid.  Columbus was trying to get to India.  Post-its were...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Christian Science Monitor: Ready for the Next 100 Years

    By on February 18, 2009

    The Christian Science Monitor just celebrated its 100th birthday last fall as a respected international daily newspaper.  It is...

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    Polly Castor
  • Images of Valentine’s Day from Our House to Yours

    By on February 14, 2009

    Enjoy these Valentine’s Photos from previous years at our house and enjoy making happy memories today with your loved...

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    Polly Castor
  • Second Annual Empress Brunch

    By on February 6, 2009

    A friend of mine also has an early February birthday, so we have fun celebrating together during this birthday...

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    Polly Castor
  • Today’s “Tuesday Teatime”

    By on February 3, 2009

    My twelve year old daughter is doing something called “Brave Writer” as part of her homeschooling curriculum which includes...

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    Polly Castor
  • Two Words for the New Year

    By on January 30, 2009

    Instead of a formal New Year's Resolution, I have decided on two words I need to focus on this...

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    Polly Castor