Category Archive: A Glimpse of Solace


Glimpse of solace: Tooting one’s horn


Don’t forget Laura Rodley has two new books of poetry. If you are in Turner Falls, MA, Laura is having a double-duty reading there on April 15 at the Gill Montague Senior Center at 1:oo pm. Also, toot-toot, if you’re from around here, I’ll be reading tonight at seven at Evanston Art Center with Jorge …

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Happy Thanksgiving

Shangri-la © Laura Rodley, 2017

Hope your holiday is wonderful.  Thanks for reading this blog.  I have much to be grateful for and I hope you do too. Today’s photo comes from Laura Rodley who explains:  “The photo I took while driving home and all of a sudden the clouds were setting on top of the cornfield like a  Shangri-la …

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Artisans and artifacts

Just my type © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

This weekend I went to a craft show called Show of Hands, put on by Orange Beautiful, and held at Architectural Artifacts.  I was impressed with the talent and creativity of the 82 artists there. And, I was able to start my Christmas shopping and buy some stocking stuffers. I also enjoyed walking the two …

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Glimpse of solace: Hope in a cookie

Hope 2017 © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

Happy New Year! As always, I wish you PEACE, LOVE, and SOLACE

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