Celebrating through Art: Rosemary Ollison

I met Rosemary Ollison’s work on Facebook.  I had never experienced such a feast of leather artistry.  Ollison’s jewelry was vibrant, dimensional, and a celebration of leather I could not stop devouring.  I asked if I could feature her work in Garden Spices and after browsing her site,…

This Issue: Celebrate!!

Celebrate! Here we are, two days before the election of a lifetime.  On November 6th, whether we are “blue” or “red” in the United States, the universal paradigm shift will still be in operation.  We are forever evolving.  So, we might as well celebrate each moment “with our…

I CELEBRATE NOW

  Between sleeping and waking My yesterself passed away. Hope always rises with the sun. New possibilities reach for me. I declare, “Today is good.” I celebrate. Today greets me And fun peeks from the mirror. Today is glad to see me And cannot stop kissing my face….

Celebrations: Frank Malaba

Our “Rainbows and Butterflies” are the small miracles of our life – the little things that are so easy to overlook, yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment to notice and to pay attention. Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies, for all creatures –…

Music, Grands, and Celebrating Life

In April I danced in the French Quarter, had oysters on Bourbon Street and hot beignets from Café du Monde. We celebrated living, experiences, love and happiness and life with music playing as we walked each street. They celebrate in New Orleans!! They have music, food, laughter, shows,…

CELEBRATION

  Psalms 118:24 – This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. CELEBRATION is a word that I view with ambivalence. I’ve spent a lifetime working through my issues around celebration. Ours was a nuclear family, a term that…

Don’t let anyone steal your joy! Celebrate

Have you ever gone to a celebration:  Wedding. Family Reunion.  Celebration of life.  Class Reunion… The list is endless, and the person who was responsible for making it happen is sitting all alone in a corner.  Face tight. Tear stains marring a beautiful make-up job. Wearing invisible barbed…

Sarin’s Thai – Cooking Papaya Salad

Sarin at work!!  Sarin’s life is a celebration. -Sarin Basley There are two things that characterize Sarin — her laughter and her food.  Sarin is passionate about food, especially Thai food, and she cooks and teaches cooking traditional Thai with her own twist. Sarin also loves being a…

CELEBRATION

When we talk about celebration, we usually infer something done that warrant a celebration. The excerpt below puts a new ting to the meaning of celebration. It affects our notion that celebration is time sensitive. But in effect, it’s a position of awareness and power us to focus…

Life is a Celebration

Have you ever looked at a rose-like really looked at it and felt as if you have fallen into the natural authenticity of rose energy? Then you probably have awareness that a mother bush was planted in the ground then nurtured with actual rain and natural sunshine plus…