Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep
26

Pizza, Papercuts, and Weiwei

Picture of "Solace" by Jaq Belcher © Ellen Wade Beals

Last week The Chicagoist published “The 20 Best Pizzas in the Chicago Area.” When I posted the link on FB, it got more “likes” than a lot of my posts.  Wednesday I went with two of my sisters to try a place on the list. It’s Flo & Santos, 1310 S. Wabash.  The Chicagoist was …

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Sep
22

Falling

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Today at 9:29 pm is the Autumnal Equinox so I thought I’d share my poem. I ‘ve had  a long dry spell; something like 15 rejections in the past two weeks so I figure I’ll publish one of my own poems here. Hope your writing is going well, that your dry spell is short, and …

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Sep
17

Glimpse of Solace: “Wistful wishful” and “Fields of green”

Wistful wishful © Ellen Wade Beals, 2014

Sep
17

Settling into September

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Not much to report except to say I am finding comfort in routine. My wonderful writing group The Writers has started up again, and my Wednesdays are all about writing, my writing friends, and hearing and critiquing new work. So far Sharon Fiffer and Goldie Goldbloom have moderated. You may know Sharon Fiffer from her …

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