Seeking the Manifold Wisdom of God on Indianapolis' Near-eastside

Field Recordings – Summer Art Program

by csmith - August 12, 2008 - 8:06 am

Historically, field recordings of music were made within a community or region in order to document and preserve the songs and music of a local culture. In America, this was done particularly in regions with a strong musical identity, such as Southern farms or the hills of Appalachia. With the prompting of a collaborative artist [...]


by csmith - October 29, 2007 - 10:36 pm

These are a couple of pictures from one of the days that some of our moms spent canning tomatoes together. Most of the tomatoes they canned — in different forms: juice, sauce, salsa, etc — came from local farms, and they were able to preserve a fair number of quarts (and pints) for each of [...]

“The Pumpkin patch”

by csmith - - 10:18 pm

[ This coming Sunday night, we are planning to have a walkthrough of our website and a conversation about how to best utilize it. So... this week I'm going to try to post daily, so that we will have plenty to look at on Sunday night...] A couple of weeks ago, the kids in our [...]

Green Roof.

by csmith - September 28, 2007 - 8:36 am

Here’s a few pictures of the commercial building that we own at the corner of 10th and Rural streets.  We have been blessed to get a significant amount of grant money for the purpose of putting a “green roof” on the building (one of the first in Indianapolis!!!).  Here is a good introduction to what [...]