Beth’s Blog

After Irene, then What?

We have just made it through the ravages of Hurricane Irene and I’m convinced that there are a lot of whiners in our nation. The news this morning and tonight was all about how “unnecessarily over prepared” the government was in the face of Hurricane…

Pruning Roses

I inherited nearly 100 rose bushes when Ivan and I bought our current home. The former owner was obviously someone for whom roses held a dear place in the heart. The second Winter we lived there, I pruned all these rose bushes myself. Oh my….

Daily Bread

There is a restaurant in Claremont that I really like called Le Pain Quotidien. The name means “The Daily Bread.” I thought about Le Pain Quotidien this morning as I was reflecting upon the Lord’s Prayer: “Give us this day our daily bread…” Freshly baked…

Of Jars and Feathers

I came across a powerful image on my Google+ conversation stream. It was the image of a lovely, pure white feather lying on the gritty, cracked pavement of some street somewhere. I’ve attached it, with permission, here to this blog post so you can also…