Archive for 2015

  • New York City in Black and White

    By on November 13, 2015

    I had fun seizing some of the many opportunities to take black and white photos while recently in New...

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    Polly Castor
  • New Abstract Pastel: Ascending to the Great Heart of Love

    By on November 12, 2015

    While I have a lot of experience doing abstract art, I have not done many in soft pastel. This...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Venetia

    By on November 11, 2015

    I have to agree with Publisher's Weekly when they say that Heyer is the next best thing to Jane...

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    Polly Castor
  • Lots of Other NYC Photos

    By on November 10, 2015

    Here are lots of other photos from my recent visit to New York City...

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    Polly Castor
  • New York City at Night

    By on November 9, 2015

    Loving light as I do, it was fun to photograph New York City at night. I was fascinated with...

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    Polly Castor
  • The New Whitney Museum

    By on November 8, 2015

    The current exhibit was a Frank Stella retrospective, and we also saw paintings from the permanent collection, including work...

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    Polly Castor
  • Restaurant Recommendation: Cookshop in NYC

    By on November 7, 2015

    Yay! I'm so glad to have been able to spend two days in New York City with the matron...

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    Polly Castor
  • World Parliament of Religions

    By on November 6, 2015

    One of my blog readers recently attended the Parliament of World Religions, and shared with me some photos...

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    Polly Castor
  • Newer Children’s Classics

    By on November 5, 2015

    It is good to see these enduring works updated and made accessible again to a whole new generation of...

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    Polly Castor
  • Autumn Architecture

    By on November 4, 2015

    Here are the fall photos I've taken that feature architecture as well.

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    Polly Castor
  • Large New Landscape Painting in Oil: Lake of Colors

    By on November 3, 2015

    I painted this new abstract landscape last week in oil. It is large for me, 24" x 30," and...

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    Polly Castor
  • What We’ve Been Eating Lately

    By on November 2, 2015

    Our first two months of empty nesting, we've been enjoying eating what we feel like without having to cater...

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    Polly Castor