Release, an Issue Throughout My Life!

  The first time that I remember having a problem with letting something go was during my early childhood. I fell off a couch, hit my head, cried, got back up on the couch, thought about the fall then intentionally fell off the sofa again because I needed…

Press “Release”

Journalism and writing students are taught to ask the following questions: who, what, when, where, why, and how in their quest for writing a cohesive article or story. These questions can be helpful as well in the quest of RELEASE! WHO: Almost anyone you or I know has…

Somebody Out There Needs to Hear This

  “But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;” Matthew 5:44 KJV. On the road to self-discovery, I try to live my life honestly, and ethically…

This Issue: Inspiration

Loved Ones, Our mission has been to stay safe through a global pandemic, COVID19.  An enigma, this virus is attacking people by air and touch, with symptoms and without, and it takes no prisoners.  We are all we have. I am inspired by the featured image of worn…

That Yo-Yo Ma

A place of peace, OOthat’s where Yo-Yo Ma OOhas brought me Pandemic outside. I’m following Yo-Yo Ma OOthrough a pleasant maze, OOup, down, and around, OOand around. That Yo-Yo Ma! More strident now, OOin a thrilling way, OOmellow, measured, and thrilling. People ill and dying OOoutside. Work to…

This Is A Test!

As I write this, it is Sunday morning, April 19, 2020. My article is due tomorrow. No, I didn’t wait until the last minute to write this; I wanted it to be as current as possible before submitting it. At this moment, we – the town, county, and…

From My Kitchen: Mushroom & Mutter

Mushroom & Mutter subji (vegetable) is very healthy and delicious vegetable curry to have with rice or chapatti. It is simple and easy to make. This serving is for two people. Double the quantity for four or leftovers. Weekly, fortnightly planners may also choose to freeze this dish…

INSPIRATION

  Being sequestered in our homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic has left many of us searching for new ways to be inspired. My husband and I very much enjoy our home yet, a change of scenery is much more inspirational than our common day to day routines. …

Candid Conversations: Dillon Utter

Garden Spices Magazine connected with Dillon Utter, a visual artist based in Endicott, New York. Along with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts, he has won awards, grants and scholarships. This New York graduate from the School of Visual Arts is constantly creating and recreating himself. His works have…

Inspiration: Nursing Home Staff

As the US confronts a pandemic it was ill-prepared for, nursing homes’ front-line patient care workers are the heroes and sheroes. The country’s lack of a Czar to steer the nation through this pandemic escalated the patchwork response to the spread of Covid19. Vulnerable populations were identified, but…