Tag Archive: Photography


Links to new work by Somlo, Silesky, Rodley


Hey there. It’s already the fifteenth of February and I haven’t checked in with you yet this month. That’s because I have nothing new to report about me. But here’s what’s happening with some people we know. Big congrats to Patty Somlo for Hairway to Heaven, her latest book. It is available from Cherry Castle …

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Rare moon, new month, Stephen Crane

Peek-a-boo © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

I can’t let January end without posting. It’s been a tough month for some, what with the flu, the current news, and the fact that there were five Monday mornings to wake up to in January. Tonight three lunar events take place: a blood moon, a super moon, and a blue moon, giving us a …

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Highland Park Poetry’s 2018 challenge—deadline January 29

Electric flower © Ellen Wade Beals, 2018

In the northern suburb of Highland Park, Jennifer Dotson works hard for poetry–organizing readings, exhibits, and contests, such as this year’s challenge in which poets of all ages are invited to submit original poetry in response to: Electricity (in honor of the 75th anniversary of Nikolas Tesla’s death) Monsters (in honor of the 300th anniversary …

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Gift of the wild

Wild desire © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

I just spotted a coyote across the creek, running along the bank. Happy Christmas Eve to all. Peace, love, and solace.   Gift of the wild On Christmas a coyote came to our fence and ever since my dog has been visited by dreams of running with the pack, almost able to catch up but …

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