Archive for May, 2015

  • Studio of French Floral Artist Claire Basler

    By on May 19, 2015

    I love these photos I found on Pinterest of French floral artist Claire Basler’s studio, and thought you might...

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    Polly Castor
  • Persistence Alone Wins the Prize

    By on May 18, 2015

    When I think of persistence, I think of the slow erosion of stone, or the prolonged build up of...

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    Polly Castor
  • Poem By Rosemary Wahtola Trommer: In Case I Forget to Say It Enough

    By on May 17, 2015

    Thank you for this day made of wind and rain and sun and the scent of old-fashioned lilacs.

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of Our Weeping Cherry Tree

    By on May 16, 2015

    Here you can see the full trajectory of our tree from bright pink at the beginning, to almost white...

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    Polly Castor
  • Movie Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

    By on May 15, 2015

    I thought the film’s cinematography beautiful, the casting terrific, and the acting well done. Throw in beautiful costumes, impressionistic...

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    Polly Castor
  • Quote By C.S. Lewis

    By on May 14, 2015

    I believe in God as I believe that the Sun has risen, not only because I see it, but...

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    Polly Castor
  • Cookbook Recommendation: Breakfast

    By on May 13, 2015

    This would be a lovely gift for a wedding shower, for Father’s Day for those breakfast-making-dads, or check it...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Portrait of a Lady

    By on May 12, 2015

    Supposedly Henry James’ best novel, Portrait of a Lady is a project to read in its detailed 623 pages....

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    Polly Castor
  • The Outrageous Vase I Made for Lilacs

    By on May 11, 2015

    I made this outrageous vase for holding lilacs. It solves an engineering problem of displaying these woody branches effectively...

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    Polly Castor
  • Mothers Day 2015

    By on May 10, 2015

    Happy Mother’s Day! I hope you’ve had a lovely day. I had a really nice day in beautiful sunny...

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    Polly Castor
  • I’m in This Plein Air Art Show

    By on May 9, 2015

    I have joined this Lower Hudson Valley Plein Air Society only recently, and have a painting in their juried...

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    Polly Castor
  • Magnolia Photos 2015

    By on May 8, 2015

    The heady scent of magnolia has been permeating the air. Such a jubilation!

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    Polly Castor