Monthly Archives: July 2011


Origin of the Book’s Title

One of my favorite beach activities is scavenging for beach glass. Beach glass is created when broken shards of glass become smooth, frosted, and precious, transformed by the gentle lapping of water and the persistent rubbing of sand. Typically, I find brown, white, and sometimes green beach glass but rarely blue. Blue glass is a rare find indeed! For me, finding blue beach glass is like discovering the extraordinary in the everyday joys and difficulties of life. Similar to the broken