Phillybeanpie's kitchen art !

Tuesday, July 10, 2012




summer 2019  music playlist, diverse

Andy Bey









Black Uhuru


Steel Pulse



Mpho Sebina 

Mo'Kalamity & the Wizards

Mbilia Bel

Koop & Yukimi 

the Rascals

Shuggi Otis




Marisa Monte


  Bobby Valentin, Canta Cano Estremera

sunflowers, yard

'Turn your face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you.'
                                                                              Maori Proverb

a jamming little train station..

july 2019

July 2019

Aug. 2019

a look at the  Culture, Music, Dance from

Mali Culture /Beautiful Music/Dance - Khasso Sinon Gnasigo Moussa Kanté

 Cultural Music &  Dance  - Dembancane jikke 2012 " kelemina

Cultural Music & Dance -Sini Gnasigo  

Cultural Dance Senegal -  Soninke  
Cultural Dance -

Sierra Leone Dance  - Bundu

Igbo Antilogwu Dance  


autumn 2018 -thankful
as always!

the rabbits have dibs on the strawberries every year!

(above dasheen)

 a great summer for the garden
lots of rain, lots of flowers/lots of fresh herbs!
Thanks to the Creator!

after chilling all winter

garden quotes



 on baltimore  maco business..
it's real.

 - too many enablers 
for Crime in the communities. 

"yo??get back/ I don't know u like that!!!" -  (Ludacris)


Plants & Healthy Air Articles  

How Plants Clean Up the Air
from Mold, Bacteria & Viruses 

Plants Clean up the Air in Your Home 

Houseplants that Clean Your Home's air
of Toxins

How English Ivy Helps to Prevent 
Mold in Your Home

How Trees  (& Roots) Prevent Flooding

How Native Plants Prevent Flooding


 Baltimore Is ‘Most Robbed City’ In The U.S., Study Shows


a beautiful poem by sufi poet yunis emre 


Keep Shining! 



October is 

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month! 

(a little) classic salsa/merengue/jazz/timba/
jazz con swing.. percussion & rhythms 
music mix 2018 -


about the spanish & congolese inspired
 changui music 

Elito Reve y su Charangon
Fea. Mykel Fonts

some Congo beats & amazing harmonies
 with Kofi Olomide 

more of Koffi the sapeur

Oderquis Revé y su Changüi

Pedrito Martinez does Los Van van 

Los Van Van  (classic)

Los van van

 Como Cantan Como Bailan Los Negros

Fania Allstars

Maykel Blanco 

el Nino & Verdad

(India,Brazil,Islamic, Irish, Caribbean,Hispanic, African) 

Caribbean Festival 

good vibes & lots of congas!



(African Art)




benin- togo- mali- guinea -senegal -
kenya/ethiopia-- greece- spain-  congo/cameroon
ireland & more!
( 9.4 percent Kenya)

25% Senegal/Mali  DNA

There's lots of available info on West Africa
on the net. 

here's my ad mix generated/on gedmatch

my ancient oracle estimates 

the people & language from the "southern nile"


if you have ancestors that were nomadic?
(...Mali/Senegal/ Cameroon/Congo/ Kenya...)

good books for research &  information

a good website


(from Christine's genealogy site)

What I've learned so far..........
it's helpful to  Get a DNA test..

1.It's always best to do your own research and
check out & verify your own (multiple)  sources.
just don't copy & paste 
other people's research & info You could be copying Other People's mistakes
Always ask for permission & always credit your sources*.  


Protect your Private tree &  Photos.
 Enjoy the evolving  Process, the Discoveries  &  Have Fun!

what I'm reading...

book title

an atomic bomb was dropped on this little known African American community*  

a good book on Slave Revolts  in Puerto Rico




cultural games like 

 Brown Girl in the Ring




Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.

by Rumi



Trust Your Own Instincts & Boundaries...



maco - a very nosy person ....
a stranger who cannot stay out of 
your business. 


maco jokes ! (below)

Hilarious, You're too forward!!


Evolve &  Live your Best life!!!

Tourism & Events by locations (click on)
- the anti stoop sitting serum




on evolving

bad vibes / negative energy!

tune by

 ..quotes &   old time quotes ..


Love & Happiness






alternative cuisine! 



  Culinary & Photography Hobbies..

(spicy chorizo stuffed plantains)

 my meatless


aug 2019 
evolving - using brown rice version


Sept. 2019

White Rice


 homemade delicious basmati rice with spice,
ginger, tomatoes,onions, sweet & hot peppers!

check out my other culinary ideas here

Music - Culture - Food - Dance-  Life!

brass drummer, mali  &  tchourai/thiouraye 

all original images are property of  phillybeanpie*

tune by 


more Music Vibes 2018

(homage to the chill wkdu vibes) 


in the middle of chaos, beauty......

afro cuban drummers


a painting


ghost dance

my interpretation of  teke masks (congo)

mali's luv (art,cloth)


I've known rivers ... by gary bartz, music


akwabaa dolls,ghana


I crocheted a pomegranate! lol

handmade textile mats/table runners/bench scarves


& things that inspire !

photo of  musician in dc

more things that inspire..
original photos, by me!




guinea baga art @ museum visit


Baltimore's train station ceiling!

beauty & inspiration is always around
for those who seek & appreciate life's  beauty.

baltimore cool, painted screens!

a crayon colored laundromat

a nice theater to see a lynn nottage play in

a statue of Mr. F. Douglass
on waterfront

dc chinatown - tune by  acoustic alchemy

above image
seen in Baltimore ... a very cool window !
- Beautiful,  a few Urban advocates of peace
for a City in  severe Crisis!

tunes - click links below to listen




more music jazz & world beat

( burning spear artscape, july)

photo of mr. winston rodney (burning spear)

music links below



poem by maya angelou

...more things that inspire..
Always God , Family, Friends, Nature & Music
architecture & nature..


Flo- rida

not flo-rida


the heart of rock & roll is in Cleveland...


"isla linda y preciosa"


leeward islands

my photography

music by Ghana's  kojo antwi  for
baltimore style/urban cool  - akwabas in the windows\


sun dappled summer linens

blood orange candle

book selection - harlem style
















 handmade ankara phone portfolio


in smaller size for traveling light..


medium sized tote


handmade clutch purse


click link below to enjoy music 

just bees and things & flowers? :) roy ayers

 image 2016





.. there's nothing like live conga drums!!!...

farmers market fun!   

(norway spoon) for more kitchen art- click here

Moroccan tea kettle

i like to create -
paintings, textiles, crafts, digital photos, photography
(of how i view this world)  & more!
all work copyrighted, to inquire about my work
-- contact me at -

or my homemade version 

(a sugar-free) phillybeanpie,
it's  all good.



tune by gene harris

Thanks for Stopping by!


inspiration interior decor web sites
(beside flea markets, museums & galleries)
& Other Inspirations
african inspired decor

african inspired decor Frederick Douglass's
 old house in Baltimore modernized

rand africa decor 

connaissance des arts

new york social diary

black renaissance noire journal

Jazz Iz Magazine



umiri siki

oloro interiors

daneille colding interiors

nile johnson interior design

ishka designs 


inner beauty interiors

blessed little bungalow

 Saudah Saleem Interior design

Belgian Pearls Lefevre intagram 

Brooklyn Limestone Blog 

Nose to the Brownstone Blog 

Stephanie Kraus Design

The Craftman Bungalow 

The Lettered Cottage 

Down 2 Earth Design

Tallulah and Bird Design

Cottage Style Blog 

RoseHip Blog 

Curbed Philadelphia

Perfectly Imperfect Blog


Art Sanctuary 

The Barnes Foundation 

Rush Philanthropic Arts 

Danny Simmons Art 

Marie Denise Douyon Art 

Antonio Broccoli Porto

Shakoor Inc Interiors 

Mother Jones

Tabor Ethiopian 
Ebenezer's Ethiopian

Calabash Tea & Tonic 

Emmas' Tea Spot

Serengeti Teas & Spices 

Juniper Culinary Apothecary


Pavan Food 

African Arte

Vero Beach Art 

The Walters Art 

Ramon Alejandro Art 

Harmonia Rosales Art 

Tamara Natalie Madden Art

Design Stockholm

foundrie no 201 blog

keita turner design 


material culture

drama mama bookshop
erika ward interiors

f*ck your nguchi coffee table blog 

copper paper interiors

beth diana smith interiors

serena & lily 

bailey li interior design

darryl carter design 

halden interiors 

Joy Moyler Interiors

hamill gallery

romanek design studio

chinoisery chic

the jungalow

nichole gibbons style

cecil hayes interior design


other interests

julian francis abele 

fort mose historical society

blackbeard & black pirates 

black seminoles in Fla. 

slave revolts in puerto rico 

marcus garvey philadelphia

touring philadelphia's black history

gullah /geechie nation news

remembering the women
that j marion sims experimented on
in SC

quilts of gees bend

the dogon of Mali

Mami Wata

black renaissance noire journal

kinfolk magazine

american craft council

bead & jewelry magazine

stampington creative magazines

african arts journal

connaissance des arts

philadelphia magazine

king  leopold's ghost
(congo genocide)

peepal tree press (literary)

spoken vizions magazine

journal of contemporary african art

if  covetousness is 
Your Nature, then?
it is what it is...