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“SAY IT WITH FLOWERS” Floriography, the language of flowers, became popular during the Victorian era. Many kinds of messages were sent via flowers. In fact, floriography became so complicated that dictionaries were created to explain the meaning of floral “gifts.”...read more
Did you know that house plants can improve your physical and mental health? In the middle of winter, when dark, empty tree branches contrast with the white, snowy ground cover outdoors, I enjoy my houseplants. At a time when the outdoor flora take their winter...read more
I invited fellow-author Bonnie Swineheart to be a guest on “View from the Sheepfold.” I met Bonnie at a writers conference and learned about her book Benjy and the Belsnickel in 2018. What’s a Belsnickel? You’ll have to ask Bonnie or read her book. 1) When did you...read more
Beth E. Westcott
Beth Westcott’s passion for writing began in second grade, when her poem about a lamb appeared in the school newspaper. In third grade she wrote a puppet play. She completed the basic course from the Institute of Children’s Literature in 1992, which started her on a writing journey of challenge and reward.
One of the sweetest gals I’ve ever had the privilege to know is Beth.
– Marsha Hubler, Author
I may be biased, but I’ve been reading my mom’s stories, poems and writings since I was little.
– Alicia Westcott Lynch
Beth is great at writing in a way that you can ‘feel’ her words!
– Nancy E. Bedford
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