• grace Notes

    Grace Notes #5

    By on April 15, 2017

    I am furthering my ongoing goal of appreciating such a continuous, overflowing abundance of random good. I’ve even taken...

  • Brandywine Falls with My Sister

    By on April 13, 2017

    We walked to Brandywine Falls in Cuyahoga National Park and there was tons of water spilling over it!

  • Crocus at Last!

    Crocus at Last!

    By on April 5, 2017

    Now, almost all the snow is gone, and these beauties are adorning our lawn, more vigorous than ever. What...

  • Black and White Photographs of New York City

    Black and White Photographs of New York City

    By on March 21, 2017

    As promised, here are my recent black and white photos from last week's visit to New York City.

  • grace notes

    Grace Notes #4

    By on March 19, 2017

    My hope is that this practice will make us more aware of the constant flow of amazing good we...

  • VW TDI buy back

    Goodbye to our VW TDI

    By on March 16, 2017

    Today VW buys back our 2012 Jetta TDI because they cheated on the emissions and designed the car to...

  • New York City photos in architecture, light, and reflections...

    NYC in Architecture, Light, and Reflection

    By on March 13, 2017

    Here are the photos I took in New York City last week featuring architecture, light, and reflections...

  • fun in new york city

    Fun in New York City

    By on March 11, 2017

    I spent a lovely couple days last week with blog reader Hallie in New York City. We had...

  • photos from recent walks

    Photos from Recent Walks

    By on March 2, 2017

    We've had some pleasant weather lately, and it has been good to get out in it. I see compositions...

  • Reflections in the City photo by Polly Castor

    I am in this Camera Works Juried Show

    By on February 26, 2017

    My photo above is in the Camera Works Juried Show at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists from February 25...

  • February Flowers Around Our House

    February Flowers Around Our House

    By on February 17, 2017

    It makes me so happy coming downstairs in the morning to such gracious beauty. I am very grateful...

  • Stony Creek Sunset

    Stony Creek Sunset

    By on February 9, 2017

    We parked at the marina in Stony Creek to watch the sun go down: what a feast for the...