The Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) supports of a myriad of wildlife — deer, moose, squirrels, butterfly larvae, aphids, porcupines, raccoon, song birds, woodpeckers, honeybees — and can live up to 500 years. (U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service)
…there are some interesting things happening over at Three Chairs Publishing!
EXHIBIT: Where the Whole Universe Dwells
Preview images from our upcoming book at this exhibit presented by the Arts Council of Greater New Haven at Perspectives…The Gallery at Whitney Center in Hamden, CT through August 27.
POETRY READING: Guilford Poets Guild
Enjoy poems by GPG members Nan Meneely and Jen Payne on Thursday, September 14, 6:30 p.m. at the Guilford Free Library, Guilford, CT.
BOOK LAUNCH: Evidence of Flossing: What We Leave Behind
Watch for details about the special book launch event, scheduled for October 14 & October 15 at the Martha Link Walsh Gallery in Branford, CT.
Watch for more details on our the Three Chairs Publishing website page, coming soon!
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An homage to Frida Kahlo’s workspace, set inside the stunning glass conservatory of the New York Botanical Garden…paint me chartreuse with envy. Photos ©2015, Jen Payne
My mother hisses storyteller — a perceived insult lashed from one of many therapists; better than diagnosis > logorrhea, but she never forgives the observation, wears label and injury like a cape. My lover’s mother also told stories — a raconteur by vocation, with a tenacious love of form and function; a legacy worn proudly,… Continue reading descendants of storytellers
Offered as an antidote to the fast pace of our lives and the toll it takes on our minds and spirits, LOOK UP! Musings on the Nature of Mindfulness is a clarion call to get up and get out — to look up from our work, our distractions, our routines — and to find our… Continue reading Discover the Magic of Nature: Just in Time for the Holidays!
I called it my “midlife crisis,” a succinct synopsis of a year that saw my entire way of being shattered and slowly rebuilt. In conversation, I needed use only those words for receipt of understanding nods from most. A good thing, as explanation would require the reassembly of emotional dreck into some illuminating narrative. Once upon… Continue reading Butterfly
No one can tell me you are not art, beauty — love. For what I find in you I will find no where else. Words and photos ©2014, Jen Payne