Monthly Archive: October 2016

Oct
25

News and submission info

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Hey there sports fans! I am like many people in Chicago today — nervous, unable to concentrate, wondering about the future. And it is all because the Cubs are in the World Series, a feat that has made even the Sox fans in my household cheer for the Northsiders.  Go Cubs!! I have been remiss …

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Oct
17

Open House Chicago, 2016

At Jeff Semmerling’s Mask Shop © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

Hello!  Yesterday I visited some of the sites open to the public through Open House Chicago, which is put on by the Chicago Architecture Foundation. We saw three sites in the Jefferson Park/Portage Park area: Portage Arts Lofts, and visted some of its tenants (Inside Out Art Studio & Mask Shop and the National Veterans …

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Oct
10

More on Ireland and a poem on death

River Liffey © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

Happy Monday. In the States it’s Columbus Day, a holiday. In Chicago it is bright and crisp, a beautiful fall day. This weekend I did some work on my photos of Ireland. I’ll share some with you; I took too many. Unsure of my abilities, I often took the same shot twice or three times …

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Oct
07

You can still submit to Crab Orchard Review & Vine Leaves

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Hey there.  How are things?  I have not caught up since my vacation. My desk is a paper-strewn mess.  And I’ve yet to go through all my photos. I did take time last night to go to the Poetry Foundation to see Rosellen Brown receive the Fuller Award from the The Chicago Literary Hall of …

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