Spirit of the South: Art by Lisa Cain

One look at the art work of Lisa Cain, and you can feel the heartbeat of a region only a Southerner would understand.  Her mixed media paintings are Cain’s personal reflection of days gone by, yet they conjure up hope for the simplicity of family and community. Depicting…

This Issue: Harmony!

Don’t sing a familiar song around me; I have to try to harmonize with you.  Not always pleasing to the ear, my voice sometimes belies my intention to make beautiful music.  However, it is the intention that counts.  Although our music may be off-key, we are challenged this…

Sarin’s Thai: Deep fried Prawn with Tamarind Sauce

Tamarind Sauce: For dipping or pouring over prawns 3 tbsp. tamarind paste (buy at Asian store) 2 cups hot water 1/4 cup brown sugar  (may need more for taste) 1 cup fish sauce (At Asian store) 2 tbsp. chili sauce (or 1/2 to 1 tsp. cayenne pepper) Preparation:…

Harmony

Harmony is actually a feminine trait. It’s an inherent characteristic echoed silently in the subconscious minds of women and children worldwide. Our female population thrives on family, whether in the home, community or workplace. Only with few exceptions, do you find this not true. Harmony can also be…

Marital Harmony Strikes a Cord

  “I created you from one soul, and from the soul I created its mate so that you may live in harmony and love. Quran 7:189” Whenever I encounter couples that have mastered the ability to stay married and loving for 30, 40, 50 years I’m curious. How…

Post by Brandice Senecal

I’ve been after Brandice Senecal forever…  every day, she posts whimsical photos of her babies, and I told her that Garden Spices needs them!  We got ’em, at least we have those posted the first day of 2019. (I cheated and got a couple more.)  Thank you, Brandice….

In Harmony with Me

I learned a long time ago to live in rhythm. Life is like good poetry, it’s supposed to flow and feel good to the soul. When something is out of sync, I back away, then I look around and try to figure out what’s out of whack. I…

The Kitchen Maestro

When you’ve been a guest at a banquet, wedding reception, or community dinner that has gone off the rails, you know what disharmony looks and feels like. The conflicts that erupt between the staff; the tension between the event planner and those hired to carry out the experience;…

Harmony & Vibes

    Waves crashing, seagulls squawking, and a light wind blows as you stroll along the shores of Seven Mile Beach… Sounds of a nearby humming bird and bees buzzing fill your ears as you open your windows to let a little fresh air in… Your favorite song…

Huge Topic- Harmony

Wondering about and wandering around Harmony feels as if I am in a foreign land. On this journey, I happen upon fragments and facets gleaming like diamonds on the desert floor at sunrise. Focus on balance, the inner intuitive voice commands. See how harmony translates into balance and…