Archive for January, 2013

  • Speech by Charlie Chaplin

    By on January 7, 2013

    This speech is from Charlie Chaplin’s movie The Great Dictator. What do you think of it? How do we...

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    Polly Castor
  • “You Live a Charmed Life”

    By on January 6, 2013

    A blog reader actually said that to me yesterday. To quote my Dad’s mother, “Ha!” It is only because...

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    Polly Castor
  • Another Re-blooming Orchid

    By on January 5, 2013

    My husband is so casual about this but yet again he’s got an orchid re-blooming. This one was purchased...

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of Local Mushrooms

    By on January 4, 2013

    Recently I stopped by Holbrook Farm and to my delight they had just received their first delivery of these...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Art of Urban Sketching

    By on January 4, 2013

    This book arose out of a vibrant online community of urban sketchers sharing their locale through the internet; there...

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    Polly Castor
  • How to Keep Pesto Green

    By on January 3, 2013

    Maybe you all know this and I’m slow to catch on? Or does your homemade pesto turn brown in...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: What the World Eats

    By on January 2, 2013

    Since this book has been on my “to read” list for years, I finally got it from inter-library loan...

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    Polly Castor
  • Winging it in the New Year

    By on January 1, 2013

    Happy New Year! I’ve made many New Year’s Resolutions in the past, but this year I’m going with...

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    Polly Castor