Now shall I walk or shall I ride? “Ride,” Pleasure said. “Walk,” Joy replied. – W.H. Davies • • • Photo by Jen Payne
“I send the energy of love and gratitude to the water and all the living creatures in the Gulf of Mexico and its surroundings. To the whales, dolphins, pelicans, fish, shellfish, planktons, corals, algae and all living creatures…I am sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you. I love you.” – Dr. Masaru Emoto • • •… Continue reading A Prayer for the Gulf
My dad would have been 67 today. • • • Related Posts: Passport to Memory: 1983 Passport to Memory: Intro Passport to Memory Project ©2010, Jennifer Payne
Anyone who has ever undertaken anything of a creative nature understands that which is the BLANK PAGE. “What will I do?” “Where do I start?” “Why am I here?” “What the hell am I doing?” And then something tip-toes in. A word. A memory. A vague picture in your mind. All of a sudden, that… Continue reading Inspiration Born
Narrating the intimate and spiritual nature of life and death, joy and heartbreak, Le Petit Mort responds to a quote from the Euripides play Helen: “Oh, as I begin the great lament of my great distress, what mourning shall I strive to utter? or what Muse shall I approach with tears or songs of death… Continue reading [ Le Petit Mort ]
• • • Photo by Jen Payne.
I’d seen it before, the mouth-watering little container of chili sauce — in Chinatown last year — but never had the distinct pleasure. Until recently. It was a Sunday afternoon and we’d just had some amazing New Haven-style pizza at Modern Apizza on State Street. Up the road a few blocks, we wandered into the… Continue reading Food for Thought Friday: Sambal Oelek