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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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Thank you again and again


Ho, ho, ho no. Have you encountered holiday grumps? My instinct is to tell them to focus on the positive instead of the negative, to practice gratitude. Then I realize it is advice I can use myself. I have so much to be grateful for—I hope you do too. Thank you for reading; I appreciate …

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Old song, old poem: new solace

Hosta © Ellen Wade Beals, 2017

Hey all. Can July speed by any faster? Here’s what I got for you. Check out Kathleen Kirk’s review of Dave Bonta’s book of poems called Ice Mountain on Escape Into Life. I bet you’ll want to read more of Dave Bonta’s work and the archive of Escape into Life. As you know, Kathleen Kirk …

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Some summer diversions


Hey there – happy summer! I am happy to start the season with a cover shot. My photo “Petal Perfect” is the cover of the latest Olentangy Review. Thanks so much to Melissa and Darryl Price for choosing my work. Here’s some stuff I found interesting these past weeks. For Mockingbird, June 2, Sarah Condon …

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