SHE. The Novelist. Chapter 1

SHE. THE NOVELIST. A short creative work by Donya A. Jackson Chapter 1: Simone Nicolette I could write a love story, couldn’t I? Scenarios ricocheted, collided and caressed; heated up against each other then just as quickly burst into exuberant firework flowers of nothingness. I, Simone Nicolette, the self titled patron saint of falling in…

Jerk Chicken Quickie

This recipe was so easy I can make it from memory. “Jerk” is simply a type of seasoning. You can grab it at any international foods store. Go to Wegmans if all else fails. Here’s the quickie version: -Get a chicken already cut in half -Wash chicken with vinegar -Rub chicken with jerk seasoning,  garlic…

From Me To You!

Shout Out to every one of my followers who went out of your way to plug in your email and hit the “Email Me This Stuff” button. Me love you long time. If you scope out my Personal Instagram you’ll notice that I have a minor, itsy bitsy obsession with Starbucks. It makes life that…

PTR Talk: The Prime Minister Was Here

This post was supposed to be humorous. It all started with a picture on Facebook, like any great story these days. I am in this group called True Trini Discussing Real Issues. I don’t pretend to know what they’re discussing most days but I enjoy the connection. Then this photo hit my timeline and the…

The Lay of the Land

You hear “Caribbean” and you think “Blue Seas and tropical drinks.” We have all that and then some. Today PalmTreeRow just wants to highlight the “then some” part. The waves have to meet the shores somewhere. Here are some beautiful, calming scenery shots of Trinidad. If you’re a West Indian living abroad, this just might…

River Lime…Upgraded!

A “River Lime” is a party/gathering by a river. Pick a river, find some friends and alcohol and head out. The most crucial part is the pot and the food you plan to cook. You make the food while you’re “liming” or hanging out. The size of the pot can usually tell people how popular…

Enrique Iglesias You Bloody Genius!

If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Enrique already knows what works whenever he wants a track to cross over to the English speaking world. Add Sean Paul to the English version, throw in “Bailar” as a key lyrical component in some conjugated version (see “Bailamos”) and take your checks to the bank because it’s…