Archive for October, 2010

  • Homeschool High School Meeting Here

    By on October 19, 2010

    Last night I hosted the homeschooling High School meeting at my house. There was a good attendance, even though...

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    Polly Castor
  • Andrew Carnegie

    By on October 18, 2010

    My daughter is studying the life of Andrew Carnegie right now. This amazingly successful “man of steel” immigrated from...

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    Polly Castor
  • Tomatillos

    By on October 17, 2010

      Not particularly spicy but very interesting, this fascinating vegetable was grown in a pottery friend’s garden. After you...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book War Over for Another Year

    By on October 16, 2010

     Yea! So glad this is done, albeit belatedly. Every year I swap out last year’s books for the next...

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    Polly Castor
  • 4th Page in my 3rd Box-A-Day Art Journal

    By on October 15, 2010

    This page represents September 30, 2010 to October 11, 2010. See close-ups of recent entries below. Enjoy!  

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Makers

    By on October 14, 2010

    This book took me forever to complete. Even though there were some great aspects, it was about twice too...

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    Polly Castor
  • Oil Landscape Demo by Frank Bruckmann

    By on October 13, 2010

    Today I watched this demo by artist Frank Bruckmann (click here to see his website). Much of his finished...

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    Polly Castor
  • Autumn at New Pond Farm

    By on October 12, 2010

    Most weeks I get to spend time here… What a privilege!  

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    Polly Castor
  • Early Fall Photos

    By on October 11, 2010

    I love when the trees start turning…

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    Polly Castor
  • My Watercolor Sketch of a Gorgeous Day

    By on October 10, 2010

    This is my favorite weather in my favorite season. I ran off to Huntington Park to soak it in...

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    Polly Castor
  • New Poem by me: Coming up for Air

    By on October 9, 2010

    Coming up for Air Some people are water skiers through life skimming the surface, moving quickly along bumpily full...

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    Polly Castor
  • Picture Books Are Important

    By on October 8, 2010

    I’m blown away by something I read in today’s New York Time (read it here) that states picture books...

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    Polly Castor