Earth & Air

Gardening with Que

-LaQuanda Simpson LaQuanda is a vibrant spirit moving to the rhythms of life. She was born in Selma Alabama! She believes freedom was given to her as a birth right! LaQuanda has traveled around the sun 31 times! She has invested 10 years in growing one seed. His…

E-mails from Jason

December 21, 2007 Hello everyone! This is Captain Jason Carter coming to you from FOB Hererra in absolutely breathtaking and cold Afghanistan.  Shall I begin my story? I would first like to offer my deepest sympathy to the family of Huntsville, Alabama Police Officer William Eric Freeman who…

Gardening with Que

Who says a city garden is impossible?  Que Simpson gardens her front and back yards for her daily food.  Ain’t nothin’ better!  For as long as her harvest lasts, we will be featuring her videos in Garden Spices.  Gate open! –Victorine You are now gardening with Que!! Check…

E-mails from Jason

December 15, 2007 Hello, Everyone, once again. It is me, Captain Carter with another exciting tale of beautiful, exotic and cold Afghanistan.  Shall I begin? Well, we were supposed to move to our new FOB on Monday.  We packed all our gear on Sunday.  Well, Monday morning came…

Blooming

Columnist Linda Isbell and her husband, Terry work magic in their city yard.  Always warm and welcoming, their outside springs with joy and color.  Garden Spices caught this beauty blooming!   with a hint of flirtation our fragrant dresses splendid in white posture for the wind with a…

E-mails from Jason

Hello everyone!  I hope this e-mail finds you all well.  As you can tell, I am back from my 15-day leave and it is business as usual here.  Just because I was not here does not mean the war takes a vacation (I wish it did).  Shall I…

Balance Restored

Hello, my name is Sam Cowan and yes, I did it, but there are a lot of reasons why I did what I did. Here’s the story: The two most powerful people in the world were MEGA and D00M.  MEGA was the strongest woman in the world, not…

E-MAILS FROM JASON

November 2, 2007 Well hello once again to everyone!  Captain Jason Carter coming to you again from beautiful and exotic Afghanistan, where the sunny days are as blue as the Burkas the women wear.  Let’s get started, shall we? Well OK, this week has been pretty much the…

E-mails from Jason

October 27, 2007 Hello once again, everyone!  This is Captain Carter coming to you live from Gardez, Afghanistan.  Sitting at 7800 feet above sea level, this is my base camp.  Well, not much has happened since last week.  We are still grounded but are fixing to be able…

PUERTO RICO: PEPE VILLEGAS

I asked Pepe Villegas to share his artwork dedicated to Puerto Rico, since the ravaging of this American island by  hurricane Maria.   This work needs no text; it reveals the pain of Maria, yet Puerto Rico emerging.-Victorine   Please send donations to Puerto Rico Recovery Fund – Pepe…