Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct
24

Three fairs and a freebie

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Hello Folks. Have you, like me, been wowed by the fall colors this year? I don’t know whether the foliage is more exceptional this year than in previous ones. It seems to me it is. But then I also wonder whether it’s me that’s changed, gotten older and more sentimental, and more aware of the …

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Oct
24

Glimpse of Solace: Falling for it

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I am in love with fall.

Oct
22

Glimpse of Solace: In the City (Chicago Open House)

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This past weekend was Open House Chicago, which is put on by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, and gives free, behind-the-scenes access to 150 buildings across Chicago. This is the fourth year of the event, and I’ve done it all four years. It is now one of my favorite events of  Autumn. Our first stop was …

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Oct
17

Dana Awards, Silver Birch Press, Pottawatomi Nation

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We’re on the other side of the middle of October—how did that happen?  Hope the month has been treating you well. There’s a call for submissions I want to mention. Through LinkedIn, I heard from Mary Elizabeth Parker creator and chair of the Dana Awards, and she is encouraging you to submit work for consideration. …

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