Monday, April 27, 2009


Count the small blessings
Obviously not O.C.D.
enough for Haiku

Drug Store Flips flops bloom
the hope of beach days beckoning
even in the rain

Restless foaming milk
when leaves of tea float dreamily
on calmer waters

So much more to do
than sit here using my best skill
writing bad haiku

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Colleen's Chicken Chili

2-3 onions (med) saute olive oil to translucent
4-5 garlic cloves minced add to saute with onions 1 min.
dump in 4-6 red yellow orange bell peppers seeded and rough chopped
1 t. cumin up to 1.5
1 t. chili powder up to 1.5
1/4 t. red pepper
1/4 r. red pepper flakes (or bump up to 1/2 each)
2-3 t. salt
saute for 1 minute
2-3 big cans crushed tomatoes
1/4 c chopped basil
simmer 1/2 hour
add roasted chicken diced
cook 20 minutes
ready to serve.
sour cream and cheese.