Insight on Education

In March 2020, school systems were ill-prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic’s mandates for masks, online learning, and closure… especially schools serving high numbers of children receiving free and reduced lunch and Title I services. Title I services include but are not limited to literacy programs to ensure children…

RE: Insight

  Insight may be understood as a deep intuitive understanding of a person or thing. I would like us to consider ‘insight’ as ‘inward sight’ – a careful examination of ourselves. If we can accept it, the world is a mirror requiring us to examine ourselves as much as the…

Insight: Dr. Russell Clayton

THERE IS ONLY ONE YOU There is something different about you. You don’t remind me of anyone else l know. What you offer is very unique. Your creative thoughts boggle my mind. No matter what you do, there is no one who does it quite like you. Your…

Mi Casa, Su Casa: Celebration Gumbo

Nothing says a celebration more like a bountiful pot of gumbo. Once you master the art of creating the roux, the rest is easy. Celebration gumbo is a real crowd pleaser with rice and French bread. Bon appetit y’all! (Serves 10) Ingredients  2 Cups butter 2 Cups All Purpose…

NOBODY’S MULLET

  He’s back!!!  The humorist that twists words and imagery in such a whimsical way that you comprehend a language foreign to you.  He has now developed a venue for his gift – Voices in Flight.  Garden Spices welcomes you back, Faeez Van Doorsen– Victorine   Nobody’s Mullet…

Portraits of New York: PHOTOGRAPHER DAVID RHODES

We started it with spiraled emotions and broad expectations, 2022.  Photographer, David Rhodes captured our feelings in his image vibrantly celebrating the new year.  With New York City as his backdrop, Rhodes’ work allows us to immerse our souls into the people in his portraits, into the crevices…

Let’s Keep Moving! Real C-kle Art

His artwork  blazes with hope and promise.  Clement Larvea’s (C-kle) art therapy infuses the global community with vibrant images that speak to the language of healing.  Welcome, C-kle to Garden Spices.  Gate open – Victorine About the Artist Clement Larvea, better known as C-kle, is a self thought…

An Awesome Gift

  Insight – The power or act of seeing into a situation. The act of apprehending the inner nature of things or of seeing intuitively. Recently, I have been moving through a significant transformational period. Everything has been a challenge. My sleep pattern changes at will. I have…

Movement: Gafar Oluwabori Quahar

It wasn’t his synchronous painting, (featured below),  that drove me to browse his work. However, surprised when I viewed it, I had to comment and post my picture: Gafar Oluwabori Quahar has work that exudes power, speaking to the present and future, and “movement” is the magic word….