Author Archives: Ashley Ellen Goetz

About Ashley Ellen Goetz

Hi, my name is Ashley Ellen Goetz. I work out of Easthampton, MA and do freelance graphic design, logo design, print design, illustration, custom large scale art and painting, freelance photography, interior design, and freelance writing. If you can't tell, my passions are painting, writing and design. I also love to bike whenever possible, travel, and read.

New Poems: From the Book of Grace

A new series of poems for the blues. Have fun! By, Ashley Ellen Goetz Dear Diary: I Have the Moody Blues Portrait of a Cat You Know It’s True. We All Know that It’s True.  Un Gatto dans un Chapeau … Continue reading

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Giant Asteroid to Buzz Earth Tuesday; When and How to See It

Hi all, Just thought I would share this fun fact with you tomorrow. You might want to check it out! Will probably be a sight to see! G’night and happy writing, picture-taking, and stargazing, A —– *Scroll to bottom to … Continue reading

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Suspended Animation

By, Ashley Ellen Goetz There is no wind today. The sky is not painted. A haze of blue-white particles stand like a ceiling above the cold, melting ground. Red leaves dangle suspended in animation over the sad earth. All mouths … Continue reading

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A little creativity from my journeys in the valley…

An exploration with stream of conscience flash fiction poetics… From Betty Smith: Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> On … Continue reading

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Sounds from Touchstone Farm Part 3: An NPR-Sparked Epiphany

>>>>>> At the end of this episode I have an epiphany about the direction for my novel! #Inspired >>>>>> Artist: Nick Lowe & Terry Gross Composer: Ashley Ellen Goetz Album: Sounds from Touchstone Farm Again, you may want to turn your … Continue reading

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Sounds from Touchstone Farm Part 2: The Music and The Walk

Artist: The Music and The Walk Composer: Ashley Ellen Goetz Album: Sounds from Touchstone Farm  

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Sounds from Touchstone Farm Part 1: The Piano and the Crickets

Artist: Deborah Shokurah and the Farm Crickets Composer: Ashley Ellen Goetz Album: Sounds from Touchstone Farm You may need to increase your volume to enjoy this…

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IRENE vs. KFC: The Online Journal of a Man, His Son, a Hurricane, and an Abandoned KFC

A wonderful use of digital media for creative citizen journalism I just love this guy and his son, Charlie! It seems almost like a play on Sheen’s Korner, but it’s endearing nonetheless. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 … Continue reading

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‘The Tree of Life’ illuminates

Thank you Terrence Mallick for this beautiful gift! I absolutely loved the impressionistic close-up, amplified aesthetic of “The Tree of Life,” winner of the the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. This film is succinctly evocative of 1950s Christian … Continue reading

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Woody Allen’s latest film, ‘Midnight in Paris,’ typical Woody

And I mean that in a good and wonderful sense. You should expect a little of the cliché melodramatic swapping of hearts in a Woody Allen film, and “Midnight in Paris” does not disappoint. You get adulterous longings reminiscent of … Continue reading

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Dessa, John Jodzio, and David Philip Mullins together tonight at M&Q

Starting tonight at 7:30 p.m., back at Magers & Quinn, a wonderful lineup of writers take stage, celebrating the release of They Could No Longer Contain Themselves, with a reading from Minneapolis author, John Jodzio, also featuring Dessa, Minneapolis hip-hop … Continue reading

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Wise Acre Eatery – A model for sustainable dining

“The shortest distance between the earth, the hand, and the mouth.” The owners of the lovely Tangletown Gardens store located at 56th & Penn, celebrated the opening of their new neighboring farm-sustained diner, Wise Acre Eatery, last weekend. The Eatery … Continue reading

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