Tag Archive: Photography

Mar
23

Spring cleaning? Here’s where to donate books

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Hey there Chicagoland book lovers. Is it time to make more room on your shelves? Consider donating your old books to Open Books. They have collection centers in various locations and will also come to collect your books, if you make arrangements. Open Books has two used book stores, one is in the West Loop …

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Feb
23

Submission tips–donuts, Ella, submerging

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Hey there. Can you believe February is almost over? It’s a short month and here in Chicago we experienced an especially Spring-y spell. I’ve had the cold congestion crud that’s being passed around these days. Hope you have been staying healthy. Here are some unique sounding calls for submissions, etc. Donuts. That’s the subject of …

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Feb
01

February 1: new month, new start

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Hello out there! I’ve had a heck of a time trying to think of what to post. I’ve been down in the dumps and looking for solace, and it’s hard to come by these days. But it’s February 1, and I hope to start fresh, with a new resolve. Today marks the birthday of one …

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Jan
14

Václav Havel, from Disturbing the Peace

Over and over © Ellen Wade Beals, 2012

Way back in November, my friend Beth shared this quote with me. I finally remembered to look it up and share it with you. Between 1985 and 1986 Václav Havel did a number of interviews with the Czech journalist Karel Hvížd’ala. The resulting book was called Long-Distance Interrogation; when it was published in English in …

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