Archive for August, 2013

  • Reminiscences of my Mother

    By on August 19, 2013

    My mom’s mother was strong and smart, a beautiful lady with thick hair and lavender eyes. She didn’t get...

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    Polly Castor
  • Poem: My Mother Passed on Today

    By on August 18, 2013

    My mother passed on today. My mother passed on today. No tribute will ever be adequate.   I was...

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    Polly Castor
  • My Newspaper Article: Opposing GMOs

    By on August 17, 2013

    I am a regular contributor to the Danbury News Times Forum on Faith column, which is also picked up...

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    Polly Castor
  • Laura’s Quarry Party 2013

    By on August 16, 2013

    For many years our youngest has celebrated her half birthday with a party at the Quarry. Here are the...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Best Fried Whole-bellied Clams

    By on August 14, 2013

    The website for The Brick House says, the have the best fried clams in the county, but I’ve heard others say...

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    Polly Castor
  • A Terrific Old Cabin

    By on August 13, 2013

    Our wonderful hostess grew up spending summers in this wonderful cabin, which her Swiss parents purchased in the 1940’s....

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    Polly Castor
  • I Picked Our Daughter Up from Her Summer Program

    By on August 12, 2013

    When I picked our younger daughter up from her Summer Field Institute Program at the College of the Atlantic,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Poem: Isle au Haut

    By on August 11, 2013

    Isle au Haut    …surging, lapping, thrashing tides, in and out sharp cliffs, jagged stones, pinnacle precipices and squeaky,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Isle au Haut Sunsets

    By on August 10, 2013

    Such pageantry in these slowly morphing displays!

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    Polly Castor
  • Micro-view of Isle au Haut

    By on August 9, 2013

    As awe inspiring as the big views of Isle au Haut are, the up close, small views are inspiring...

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    Polly Castor
  • Macro-view of Isle au Haut

    By on August 8, 2013

    Here is Isle au Haut, the big picture version…

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    Polly Castor
  • Camping with Susan on Isle au Haut

    By on August 7, 2013

    Isle au Haut is a remote island of Acadia National Park that has 5 campsites that are obtained via...

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    Polly Castor