Candid Conversations: Michael Slilaty

Creative souls often put their gifts and talents to process and release their experiences. Some write prose or poetry, others a letter they never intend to mail… One such instance / individual is Michael Slilaty. An undergrad student of Management Information Systems & Business Analytics at Binghamton University,…

Designs for Urban Comfort

  Designs for Urban Comforts™ is about making choices to live your best life. For Rhonda Hardy this means engaging with the people, places, and things around her. It means making the best of every situation. As an artist, Rhonda uses fabrics and form to create beautiful items…

It Is Time

“We know that change can be chaotic, but the natural law of evolution and expansion are at work now and I am participating in it” ~ Anonymous Comfort has held so much power in our lives over the years because of how it makes us feel. It is…

On Being a Stepdad

  Written by Hassahn Phenomenon Liggins, Father’s Day 2020 I remember when I was in my 20’s, and I used to contemplate having children of my own. I also used to say that I would never marry a woman who has children already. The first thought never transpired…

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…