Quiet Splendor: Artist Pamella Allen

​About the Artist: ​ Pamella Allen is a Jamaican-born, Brooklyn-based visual artist in practice for over 30 years whose works have been exhibited in traditional gallery and non-traditional settings, in site-specific public art corporate commissions for healing spaces such as Bellevue Hospital for the HHC Art-In-Medicine program, community…

The Sky

The sky was afire, showing off what colours of blush she could afford our compliments. A golden smear here, a bronze dusting there. Tangerine followed closely. The sky was full of peace. She loudly said nothing but truly beautiful, heavenly soft poetic puffs of glowing cloud. She showed…

SugarPearl’s: Spaghetti Squash and Creamy Butta’nut Squash Soup

We had a visit from Carla Renae and her wonderful cookin’ for my daughter, Camille’s, Birthday.  She told us she was meatless for a minute.  Here are two recipes she cooked, yellow and yummy! – Victorine       SugarPearl’s, LLC | Charlotte, NC Lambchops recipe: www.sugarpearlsonline.com |…

From Spicy…a blog by Victorine: Vibrancy

  (There are about 20 young people in my house constructing Vision Boards. Me? Teeing up for passing out.) “Everyone who knows me understands that if they sit me down with a throw to cover me, I‘m gone. If folks visit me, they know what to expect; my…

Insightful Aging

  Susan Peters, ” living a vigorously physical and intellectual life…” Originally published March 4, 2022 “Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced” James Baldwin. I am in my seventh decade. A former runner, my sprint through life,…

You’ve Got To Rest In It

  “If God’s creation is good enough for God to rest in, it’s good enough for us.” For over ten years, this is how I closed my TV show. I wanted to pass along a very powerful premise. It was also a coded pointer for those needing prosperity…

Thanks for Listening: Rest is Essential

  Bill Appleton, a man who worked full time for The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and full time for my father, John Kennedy’s construction business, convinced my teenaged butt that I only needed four hours of sleep each night. It worked out well initially, but later in life,…

Sarin’s Thai: Yum Zaap Gai

  Ingredients 2 Chicken fried thighs chopped 1 Red onion chopped 1 Tomato chopped 2 tbsp Coriander leaves,chopped 3 tbsp Lime juice 2 tbsp Fish sauce 1 tbsp Sugar 2tsps Chili powder   Cooking Iinstructions: Add sugar,fish sauce,lime juice,chilli powder and coriander leaves in cup mix well. Add…

The Positive Power of You: Vibrational Rest

Where are you going? Hey, hey, what’s your hurry? How often do you hear and feel these sentiments? We rush around during our daily adventures and routines because we must accomplish so much. It seems we have been put into overdrive every day to ensure all our tasks…