Keep Crawling

Initially, I started this piece out by asking a question: I wonder what they would think if they knew I was okay with dying today? Would they hear me or would they go on with life as usual? Can you picture yourself in a desert? You’re not even…

Goin’ In: Two Perspectives on Guns

Hands Up.  Don’t Shoot! …this has become the war cry of the conscious ones of my generation, influenced heavily by the outcome in the shooting of Michael Brown, Jr., who was a recent high school graduate from Ferguson, Missouri. The details regarding his death are important but the…

Motorcycle Awareness

I’m pretty sure that my awareness of passion began in the fourth grade, in the early 1970’s, when my family moved to Butte, Montana in mid-winter. The air in Butte was so cold and dry that my nostrils pinched themselves shut if I tried to breathe without using…

Art Saves Lives!

Nicole Chantal De Weever is a dancer/choreographer, actor, mentor, and President/Founder of Art Saves Lives Program, all at the young age of 34. She weaves her purpose-filled life through two places. When I interviewed her, she was home in New York City. Her creative journey started in her…

Living from Within

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some Passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” -Maya Angelou Passion is a loving energy that creates a healthy, strong, and joyous affection internally. It manifests on the exterior. I…

Decorate Your Home with Passion and Color

Too often decor is often viewed as simply a matter of aesthetics — what looks attractive. But proponents of color psychology believe that the colors you use to decorate your home can have a profound effect on the emotional well-being of you and your family. Choosing the right color…

Crab Imperial

Enjoy this scrumptious recipe by our Cuisine Editor, Janis Merrill-Gipson Serves 6 Ingredients 8 tbsp. Unsalted butter, melted 3 tbsp. Flour 2 cups Heavy cream 1 lb. Jumbo lump crabmeat, picked over for shell pieces 1 cup Panko bread crumbs ½ cup Finely chopped red bell pepper ¼…

Front and Center

Who says gardening has to be done in a back yard?  Mother Earth is at it again, and this time she’s growing a bountiful front yard organic garden.  David Walton is the Gardener.  Enjoy!                 -David Walton David ‘Hummingbird’ Walton is a…

Bottomline Productions: “Click”

There are approximately 20 lens that capture the isolated figures  prancing, sauntering, and sometimes swirling down this runway.   All shots are intentional. Some used.  Some not. But photographers All photographers FEEL THE PASSION OF THE CLICK. – Bernie Basley Owner/President of Bottomline Productions, Bernie loves to take pictures….

Ask Cammy

  “I am an attractive male in my 40s a with a great work ethic, a spiritual foundation, a practice in martial arts, and a warm personality. What do I need to do to find a good woman who is mature enough to accept a good man?” Anonymous  …