Tag Archives: philosophy

Chili Buffalo Chicken Wings- Day 365

On December 31, 2013 we stood at the precipice of formative experience.  One year and 365 chili recipes later, we have gained this wisdom: Happiness is a byproduct of making great decisions. It is decidedly of great importance to take … Continue reading

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Chili Gumbo

The line between opulent and ragged is stark.  Today’s 20 mile run took me past million dollar homes and the milling homeless, all within the course of a few strides.  The juxtaposed stand so strikingly close to one another as to make … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Kwanzaa Coffee Chili

Time needs no assistance.  Aiding time’s progress is futile.  Abetting its coarse passage is criminal.  While time does not define a person, it sets a parameter and frames the canvass on which each of us will work.  My brush stroke … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Tater Tot Chili

It occurred to me during the last of my half-mile repeats.  Sound body mechanics and peaceful mind- everything will flow from there.    Everything will flow and you’ll be running in the zone.  This experience has taught me.   Last night’s … Continue reading

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Kicking Sriracha Chili Chicken Sandwiches

You can take life as it comes or you can kick life in the groin. Repeatedly. Until it begs for mercy.     I was totally bummed when I went to the refrigerator to pull out my lunch chili only … Continue reading

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Raucous Ramen Shrimp Chili

Marathon runners are painfully cognizant of this sad-but-truism- “One cannot run mile 26.2 when one’s feet are at mile 23.”  To compensate for the fracture between this intense and highly emotional desire and the cold indifference of physics and the … Continue reading

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Egg Drop Chili Soup

Today became the perfect day to ‘take a me’. After fighting through an ice storm by bike and by car in order to pick up The Pirate from the school nurse’s office, I gave up any notion of returning to … Continue reading

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