Sarin’s Thai: Seafood Salad

She’s baaack!!!  After spending time in the country with family during COVID quarantine, Sarin and her daughter, Garnet, are back on the scene.  This is what she prepared for us:   Thai Seafood Salad Ingredients 8-9 Shrimp 7 oz. Squid 2 stalks Lemongrass 1/2 Brown or Yellow Onion…

Mango Sevaiyan

It is customary to serve a smorgasbord of flavourful delicacies during South-Asian festivals. And this one is a sure hit! The sweet aroma, richness of dry fruits, angel hair texture that rests in the lap of a milk and cream… is said to have descended from the Persian…

Release: A Process

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” – Lao Tzu   Releasing is a process of realization that we carry self-imposed as well as systemic weights which detain our growth. Life circumstances and situations paint a picture replete with emotions as…

Caribbean Kitchen: Bullfoot Soup!

Caribbean fare is hearty, colorful, spicy, and delicious.  Julies Gibs has been cooking daily during this quarantine, and every dish she posts makes viewers salivate.  While most of her dishes may be sampled by tourists that invade Caribbean restaurants on St. Maarten, where Gibs resides, this dish is…

From Spicy… a blog by Victorine: Young’uns

  “There are organizations that have had the same folks running them for years, which is why they don’t run; they crawl.  And these folks crave power, which is what makes them powerless in forward movement.  In this case, sometimes age doesn’t matter.  If movement is stale, move…

On Being a Dad in Turbulent Times

  Written by Emilio Bucks Hardy, Father’s Day 2020 “When you fill your life with what truly makes you happy, you will find there is a lot less room for outside noise-and it’s noisy as hell right now.” Emilio Hardy, 2020   Father’s Day – June 2020: What…

Always Magical: Living with Janis Merrill-Gipson

She painted the face of her kitchen counter navy blue.  She turned her street-faced patio into a relaxing vista. All this during the pandemic!  So now, she starts retirement.  Who knows what we can expect from this design maven Janis Merrill-Gipson –  only magic!! – Victorine    …

Farm Life

Living on a farm, especially during the pandemic, brings perspective. Farm life is seven days a week, no matter what the weather or how you feel – life needs to be taken care of every day. The pandemic has not changed our lifestyle much, but we have been…

Dedication to the Family of George Floyd and Loved Ones

  Victoria Lee Antoine Fisher “A visit to her private studio affords everyone a view of the artist’s creativity through reality with a spiritual essence – life as she sees it – some of it pretty, some of it not so pretty. She claims that her works are…