Posts tagged with ‘life lessons’

  • Photos of my Valentine’s Roses

    By on February 19, 2010

    These are the roses my valentine gave me. He was buying them from Trader Joe’s right when I was...

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    Polly Castor
  • So Today was my Birthday

    By on February 7, 2010

    So today was my birthday. There was no fanfare, no surprise parties on yachts encircling Manhattan, no two-seater, bright...

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    Polly Castor
  • What Oprah Knows for Sure

    By on February 5, 2010

    I admire Oprah and the authenticity she has stood for; she has been an example to America that authenticity...

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    Polly Castor
  • Weight Loss Competition

    By on January 18, 2010

    Today I’m doing something I’ve never done before. Stephen R. Covey’s quote, “Insanity is doing the same thing and...

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    Polly Castor
  • On the Sudden Passing of a Good Friend

    By on January 13, 2010

    My dear friend Jill unexpectedly passed on last night. She will be heartily missed. We knew each other primarily...

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    Polly Castor
  • Goodbye VW (last decade); Hello SAAB (next decade)

    By on January 1, 2010

    A new decade seems like practically a whole new epoch. This is all symbolized for me right now by...

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    Polly Castor
  • A Seminar on Socrates’ Apology by Plato

    By on November 7, 2009

    The parents were given the homework of reading Plato’s Apology, which is his account of Socrates’ defense at his...

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of a Wordless Walk

    By on October 26, 2009

    I was inspired to invite my husband on an unusual walk today, where we both agreed in advance that...

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    Polly Castor
  • New Poem by Me: Compassion Not Criticism

    By on October 11, 2009

    Compassion Not Criticism When you criticize you fail to comprehend that everyone is dealing with more than anyone can...

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    Polly Castor
  • On Fire About Church

    By on October 1, 2009

    Driving home from church last night, my husband and I expressed gratitude for our individual and mutual commitment to...

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    Polly Castor
  • Eye of the Beholder

    By on August 25, 2009

    I have been contemplating rainbows recently, spurred by something I read in the Sentinel magazine (see here). As a...

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    Polly Castor
  • Surrender Not Control

    By on August 20, 2009

    A friend of mine used this title phrase in casual conversation last night, and I can’t even remember what...

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    Polly Castor