Monthly Archive: February 2016


Mourning in Kalamazoo and other news

Photo on 2015-10-19 at 15.27 #3

Hello. I missed writing to you. But a project came up that needed my immediate attention. Besides, I haven’t much to report. To tell you the truth, socializing has taken up a lot of time recently. I can always talk myself into going out because human relations are what count in this lifetime. So why …

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News and calls for submissions


Good day! Hope your St. Valentine’s Day is sweet. I’ve been traveling so the pic at the left is taken from a plane. Every time I am on a plane and look out the window at clouds I think of Joni Mitchell’s song Both Sides Now. Here’s what’s new with contributors. Donna Hilbert has some …

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Glimpse of solace: New York City weekend

Celebrity sighting © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

I got to spend a few days in New York City this past weekend. I stayed quite close to Central Park.  I thought of Holden Caulfield, Holly Golightly, and Macaulay Culkin. The weather was springlike. It was great to walk all over Midtown with my camera. Here’s what I got.