Spring Break In Chattanooga! #cha

It’s exciting when your hometown is featured in another newspaper!

Crispy BBQ Chicken

I am a big fan of barbecue chicken. This is what we had for dinner tonight. It was yummy and tasty.

The Soup Diva

Preheat oven to 425 degrees (400 for dark pan).
  • 1 lb chicken tenders or boneless breasts
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • Splash of milk (or buttermilk)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
Mix flour and seasonings. Whisk egg and milk together. Dry chicken completely and coat with flour mixture, dip chicken in egg mixture, then panko, and place on baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, 20-25 minutes.
Meanwhile, in small saucepan, combine:
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp brown mustard
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • Dash of onion powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Optional: hot sauce, cayenne, chipotle powder, chili powder, or your favorite BBQ rub
Simmer sauce on medium heat until chicken is done. Dip…

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It’s Time To Spring Forward America!…Boo! #dst

Daylight Saving Time (United States) 2016 begins at 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 13 and ends at 2:00 AM on Sunday, November 6.

Most mobile phones will adjust automatically. However set your alarm for tomorrow earlier just in case. You have to adjust all the clocks in your house manually tomorrow.

I hate this time of year. Any time shift really sucks because it throws your rhythms and body schedule off kilter. It’s time to change once again.

A Slightly Political Ramble

I am a left of center person who believes America is great when everyone has a seat at the table, people are taken care of and love wins for all. To me freedom is about assuring life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is extended to the least of these. America is only great when everyone can realize equal opportunities. Security is more than a call to arms its knowing that everyone is safe in the knowledge that their future will be bright. Today we should look ahead to new things and we cannot revisit the past that held people back.

Catching up on some blogs

If you see a ton of likes on your posts from me today I’m just catching up on some blogs today. I think it’s thrilling to get a bunch of likes all at once, it means you like my posts and I hope me too. It’s fun to go to a blogger you don’t follow a and just randomly like a ton of their posts. Hopefully it will make their day. Keep on blogging my friends.


Make America Great…Well we all can do that, not just Mr. Trump.

If you want to make America Great… End homophobia, be faithful, make health care available for all, educate people to succeed, increase pay for the ones who need it most. Be nice and love one another.

Feed the hungry, clothe the poor and heal the sick.

America isn’t so bad. It’s not a place where rich people should have unlimited freedom to get away with poisoning the planet, being prejudiced  and being racist…and not playing by the rules everyone does.

America should be good, but not greater than any other country. We need some humility too. Just saying.