January, 2017

This Issue: Beginnings!

Happy New Moment! That is all we can count on, moment to moment.  We had a tumultuous ride in 2016 with the Presidential election and so many transitions of celebrities and those we love, but here we are.  We stand, breathing in the moment of a new year,…

My Story

In 2004, I graduated from Tennessee State University with a BS in Mass Communications.  My intention was to enroll in the Columbia College/ Chicago film school, but when that plan fell through, I was left trying to figure out an alternative. My plan B was to enroll in…

Thank You Twenty-Sixteen

Thank you to the sun, for rising each morning without fail or applause. Thank you for every kiss that you laid upon my upturned face (your touch always did make me blush), and thank you for coaxing the flowers up from their cozy beds. Thank you for peeking…

Sarin’s Thai: Pad Cha

    This dish looked so beautiful, I had to ask for the recipe.  To the Chinese grocery store we go!! -Victorine Ingredients 1-1/2 cups white fish fillets 1 cup mixed thai eggplants (small and egg sized) 2-6 small red chilli’s 1 inch piece galangal 3 green peppercorn…

Beginning…. Again

Recently I spent an extended period of time at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) with a friend who is undergoing radiation treatment. Patients, caregivers, family members and friends develop a sense of community as they focus on eradication of tumors, promoting healing, and providing the best quality…

New Beginnings

When Charles Fillmore, spiritual leader and author, was in his 80’s he committed himself to waking up every morning proclaiming: “ I fairly sizzle with zeal, energy, and enthusiasm; eager to do that which ought to be done by me today”.   A new beginning every morning, letting go…

WHERE TO START

Where to begin? That’s always the hardest part, right? You have a paper due in class, you need to ask someone for a really big favor, or maybe confess something they won’t like – a break up, a job resume cover letter. I could go on, but you…

E-mails from Jason

Afghanistan, September 8, 2007 Hello all once again.  It’s me, Captain Carter again with this weeks’ exciting tales of my missions in Afghanistan.  Well, what I can share anyways. OK, instead of leaving out this past Tuesday, we were told that our vehicles were still down and that…