Many people find their houses cluttering up this time of year and make an effort to eliminate some of it.
Susan Cooke Kittredge has found that getting
ready for the holidays has raised some questions about what to save and
what to let go.
Vermont dairy farmers are at their busiest this time of year, planting corn, cutting hay and dodging thunderstorms. But Susan Cooke Kittredge finds a disquieting reality nestled in this bucolic landscape of lush hills and valleys.
Ash Wednesday , the beginning of Lent, was last week. It was also the
day that minister and commentator Susan Cooke Kittredge had some things
put in perspective for her – by a domestic accident that will sound
familiar to many of us.
Caring for the environment and lowering one’s carbon footprint can often seem to be mainly concerned with the consumption of resources and the use of material objects – but commentator Susan Cooke Kittredge sees connections with our personal relationships as well.