Tuesday, January 31, 2012


Red and yellow peppers, growing green!!!

And you thought that my first post after moving to the ever lover-ly Colorado Springs would be pictures of the grandeur of the mountains in the morning and the majestic sunsets which really do take your breath away or the details of the plane ride out here, and how well (whew) the kitties fared, or how Edward's blood sugars were all over the place the first week we arrived, or that you really do have to drink alot of water to stay hydrated, or that unpacking is much more fun than packing (thank you Ann), or that I am thrilled beyond words to have a closet in my office. I could tell you all about that, but, whaaaat???? Yes, people I am posting pics of peppers. For those of you who go food shopping, you know that the cost of fresh produce has sky-rocketed. Especially, peppers...the orange and yellow peppers are like investing in gold. So, when I walked into our 'new' supermarket and saw red, yellow and orange peppers on sale, 10 for $10, my heart sang. I cut them from the top, like a pumpkin, shake out all the seeds which are left, then slice them open, cut out the veins, slice them into 6-8 pieces, and simply roast them w/ some olive oil until they are tender, and crisp all at the same time. It is like eating candy, they are so sweet, and 'au natural'. When I cut open 2 of the peppers, I was a-gog, when I pulled out peppers growing inside of peppers...they were so beautiful, I could not pass up the opportunity to take some pics. Hence, my first post from Colorado, peppers growing inside of peppers. There is plenty of time for all those mountain shots. From what I can tell, they are not going anywhere, anytime soon......more to come!!


WillOaks Studio said...

checking in to see how you're doing and yay!! You're at home in the mountains and back to taking photos. Think of me, Amy, my packing and moving is just beginning!! All the best, Karen

Amy Lilley Designs said...

YES!!!! we are very comfortable here in Co. Springs...every morning the first word out of my mouth is WOW!!!
Sent you an e-mail as I most certainly will be thinking of you!!!!! best always...:))

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Azure Islands Designs said...

So cool...great shots Amy!

Hope you are settling in and Edward's blood sugars as well!!! I'm sure the stress was hard on everyone!

Take care...enjoy your new adventure!

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