Recipe – Easy Chicken Shepherd’s Pie

I forgot about this recipe!  I might just pick up the ingredients to make it this week… Easy Chicken Shepherd’s Pie Serving Size:  4 Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes Ingredients 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) Cream of Mushroom Soup 1 ¼ cup water 1 ¼ lb skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces ¾ tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp onion powder (used onion flakes) ½ tsp poultry seasoning, crushed (used garlic powder) 1 Tbsp []

#Recipe – #ChickenDip

Nom.  This is a go-to favorite in my house for big events. Super easy to make and tasty. Ingredients 2 (10 ounce) cans chicken 2 (8 ounce) packets cream cheese 3/4 cup hot sauce ( I use Texas Pete and if you like hotter/milder this can be adjusted) 1 cup ranch dressing 2 cups mild cheddar cheese This recipe called for baguettes to “scoop” with.  You can also use deep scoop Fritos, pita chips, pretzels, celery sticks.  Whatever your taste might be. []

#Throwback – Blog In A NY Minute 2009-11-09

So, for lunch today I decided to walk the blocks to Borders and pick up the new Charlain Harris novel (I know, I know – guilty pleasure). On my walk back I passed the Murray Hill school where the laughter of children permeated the air and made my heart a little happier. I walked on and as I was crossing the street between 32nd and 3rd I had one of those moments, the ones that make you forget all of the bad []

Letter To Joe Manchin about ACA

This is the email I sent to Joe Manchin on 03/13/2017 at 9:15AM.  I will update if/when he responds. Mr. Manchin: Both of my adult children are educators.  One is working toward his second degree and to make his ends meet while maintaining a fulltime student status, he substitute teaches.  The other is an adjunct professor teaching art and also teaches an afterschool art program to young children through the Huntington Museum of Art.  Because of both being considered part time, they []

Letter to Evan Jenkins WV regarding ACA

This is the letter I wrote Mr Jenkins, my representation in Congress, on 03/13/2017 at 9:10 AM.  I will update if/when he responds. Mr. Jenkins: Both of my adult children are educators.  One is working toward his second degree and to make his ends meet while maintaining a fulltime student status, he substitute teaches.  The other is an adjunct professor teaching art and also teaches an afterschool art program to young children through the Huntington Museum of Art.  Because of both being []

Letter to Capito regarding ACA

This is the email I submitted on Shelley Moore Capito’s website this morning (9:00 AM 03/13/2017).  I will update once I receive a response. Good Morning Ms. Capito: Both of my adult children are educators.  One is working toward his second degree and to make his ends meet while maintaining a fulltime student status, he substitute teaches.  The other is an adjunct professor teaching art and also teaches an afterschool art program to young children through the Huntington Museum of Art.  Because []