“Mornings at the Sea” ~Jade Nicole Beals Jan. 17, 2022 12 W” x 9” H acrylic paint on canvas. framed back. may hang directly on wall. sides painted.
a recent photo luxuriously flaunting his longness… Peeko knew it was his birthday today as soon as dawn’s waking, he ran! into the bedroom (instead of walking) as I was awakening and looked up at me with great attention and excitement, and with a hint of baby sweetness, and then he leapt onto the new…… Continue reading 7!
The literary salon begins with some blush… Yesterday afternoon, ‘Rumi’ black tea in a glass with a splash of almond milk. Autumn begins tomorrow…🍂😊 I send you my morning wishes and return to the salon with a cup of green tea and glimpsing the sky between sips as its colors lighten and merge… * Today…… Continue reading A Sweet, Refreshing Beginning…
Grandma Shirley knew about this free dance gathering with a band, including especially good Swing music, and as she’d practiced ballroom and line dancing before and I hadn’t, I asked her if she wanted to dance to this song.I don’t have dance lesson experience or knew the dances they were doing but it wasn’t a…… Continue reading In 2021, I Just Happened to Find a Dance to Take Us into 1921
A photo of mine taken last night at Nantasket beach, MA I woke with almost-curls in my hair from the breeze of the sea smoothed in sleep and I am calm and wild in one. There was music on the beach again, some lyrics like ‘Is she a Capricorn? Maybe she’s a Virgo…’ I thought…… Continue reading Good Morning, As If Still With The Sea Wind
I had a title for a post last night but sleep took it from me and gave me dreams rich and deep. * What are you doing today? I completed a bigger sketch for my next painting in one of my paper pads the other day and also found a new figment there. My cat…… Continue reading A Smile on a Monday
Mattappoiset, MA Where the birds soar high and dip down low and rise again beyond the little stream winding how a stream should wind; I think I might step myself within that green and wander as I should have been… —Jade * Post title is a lyric from the song ‘Deeper’ by Tara MacLean *…… Continue reading ‘Meet Me Where The Water Meets The Sky’
Were they drinking rose syrup in their coffee at those literary gatherings, maybe in Egypt, or was it a choice between rose syrup and coffee? Well, this is a question I wondered and typed into the search. I think some people might have chosen coffee and maybe put rose syrup in theirs too. It is…… Continue reading Tuesday At The Literary Salon, May’s House
Hull, MA at sunset, I took this picture this past summerI have been thinking about the beach this weekend. I had recently written a post titled, “A Beach, A Girl, And A Little Girl” and more came to me yesterday that I’d like to write.I was trying to remember what Danielle liked to do when I…… Continue reading A Beach, A Girl, And A Little Girl, Pt. 2
I took this photo at Cape Cod this past fall 2020 You might remember me writing about going to the beach in New York and collecting sea shells as a young girl in the post, “A Plate That Holds Half A Ring.” I often walked alone beside the ocean at this beach, thinking, dreaming, picking…… Continue reading A Beach, A Girl, and A Little Girl
photo I took July 2018 Hull, Massachusettssummer following the publication of my book MoonflowerIn a recent dream I had, this question about water was asked to me. There was no voice or person seen in the dream, just the question:Which bodies of water are your favorite?While still dreaming, I immediately recalled my focus on ponds over…… Continue reading A Dream With A Question About Water
I love memorable things. I love meaningful objects that remind me of someone, maybe they gave it to me, or someone else gave it to me after they had passed away, or even just something I had seen on my own and found beautiful, whether I bought it from a store or found it on…… Continue reading A Plate That Holds Half A Ring