Yearly Archive: 2012

Dec
21

End of the world as we know it . . .

Today I am here, which is against the Mayans’ predictions, and today there is no snow on the ground in Glenview, which was not what the forecasts predicted.  A week has passed since the devastating event  in Newton, CT, and an hour or so ago, the National Rifle Association held its first press conference since …

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Dec
13

Pop-Up Fun

Mr. Mayor & the Highballers

After participating in the Pop-Up Bookfair at The Empty Bottle last Sunday, I think all bookfairs should be at a bar. It was great fun–the patrons and sellers got mellower as the music amped up. To my right were Gina Frangello and Leah Tallon representing Other Voices Books. In addition to publishing books like  Currency …

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Dec
13

Artistry of Rust

Rising sun © Ellen Wade Beals, 2012

As I mentioned in an earlier post, I have been busy (and distracted) with a remodel project.  One day I got out the camera and took these pictures. I think there is some art in the rust.  Maybe you will too.  

Dec
04

Solace in the alley

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This beauty of a decoration is from my bowling partners. We bowled Saturday night and also had our league Christmas party, and for years now we have exchanged gifts. This year we received this gorgeous present and it fits the theme since our team name is da Bears. I don’t think I’ll always leave it …

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