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Jason B Merrell
Manhattan
Writer, Actor, Singer, Photographer, Travel Geek...
Interests: Travel, theatre, plays, film, singing, photography, swimming, acting, fiction, skiing, writing about acting plays and fiction, blog-stalking. And of course, Travel Guru/Geek to the stars! (YOU are a star.)
Recent Activity
Here's the link to the video I mentioned, about the members in Manaus. It's fourteen minutes long: so a bit too much to have shown in class. But it's worth viewing... https://history.lds.org/article/manaus-brazil-temple-caravan?lang=eng
Posted May 19, 2017 at Merrell Street
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I just got an apple pencil and am figuring out how to draw with it on my iPad using Adobe Sketch. It's not as easy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at Merrell Street
Once upon a time And a very good time it was There was a moocow coming Down the road The time before Moocow sat in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2017 at Merrell Street
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Click on the image to check out the full-sized version. (Once the window pops up, I recommend clicking on 'full screen.' Then give it a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2016 at Merrell Street
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Glad you're owning it. It's a crap feeling and I don't think there is a healthy way of getting around it. It does get easier,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2016 at Merrell Street
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“Ms. Ortiz?” The background is dappled with a thousand blurred flames glowing through red votive glass. I walk into the pew and stand next to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Merrell Street
Memories of the Linden baby and Bonn and the tree growing in the yard and my friend The first one I ever knew was real... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at Merrell Street
Fifteen years to the day. I've held a secret grudge against the entire continent of China for being the last soil you ever walked on.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2016 at Merrell Street
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A couple of weeks ago my friend, BB of Highland Park, posted her "act of faith" green smoothie experience. She based her recipe for said... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2016 at Merrell Street
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I look to the petals Of my Cranesbill Pink and translucent in A front of sunlight Tiny veins spread Like fingers cupping a Font I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2016 at Merrell Street
Anyone who knows me at all probably also knows that I am basically obsessed with Mumford & Sons. I play favorites with different songs at... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2016 at Merrell Street
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So... my apartment complex has this clunky plastic A-frame sign standing on the entry lawn and it's basically permanent. It says things like "Two Bedroom... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2015 at Merrell Street
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"Just tell them the truth, sweetheart. Keep calm, don't let them rattle you. And listen. Carefully." -Lindy Chamberlain to her husband I just watched A... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2015 at Merrell Street
I was sleeping In the basement on Lake Street Under the Chinese wall before chase Before the Manhattan river walk After the Mexican fiesta (Or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2015 at Merrell Street
I was sleeping In the basement on Lake Street Under the Chinese wall before chase Before the Manhattan river walk After the Mexican fiesta (Or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2015 at Merrell Street
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Over the past few days, I've made a list of books I want to read/re-read/finish reading this year First come the five 'major' works of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2015 at Merrell Street
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Good Old Howard A book My father and I read together "Only Connect" I said it from a pulpit And with farewells I said it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Merrell Street
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This is Jeremy and Ebonie. They're expecting. I shot these three weeks ago and now these parents-to-be are, at this very instant, at the hospital... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2015 at Merrell Street
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At Maverick today I walked by the Woman wearing cropped Blonde locks and dark Shades Standing next to her Three pre-adolescent boys and their Bikes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Merrell Street
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I remember at two or three, looking out from between the pews whose shoulders reached my crown, like a fish peeking from its protective plant... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Merrell Street
It's not too late to make a 'doing dishes' bit.
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I had an apocalyptic dream last night. I blame ML. The night before, I read her blog post about two red dresses at the Oscars.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2015 at Merrell Street
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The obit which - for better or worse - is part of my contribution to his memory: Another part is this slide-show of photos from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Merrell Street
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Sophie: No I... I used to play but I.... I don't anymore. __________________ I know I must have intended to write something oh so profound... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at Merrell Street