This and That
May 2, 2013 § 9 Comments
It’s May and time for another resolution. In March it was about yoga. In April it was about walking. Thus far I’m on track with both of those resolutions, and there were a few times I really had to make myself keep them up. So, what for May. I have a seriously bad dairy habit. I over indulge with the chai lattes. So, I’m doing my best to give up dairy for the next ten days. I’ve managed almost two days now. So, technically, I’ve been vegan for these two days.
I’ve been away from blogging for a few days. It’s just too nice outside. I’ve started to walk the trails again and mow the lawn, etc. My husband is really more of the gardener than I am. I love flowers but we have a real problem with our dogs trampling over them and making them into a bed. We’ve tried a few things, mostly fishing line, which really didn’t work. During meditation an idea popped into my head about how to solve the problem. We laid out fencing over the flowered areas just high enough that it would create a problem for them to run through it. It would be uncomfortable for them to lie in. The flowers could grow through it and fairly soon into the growing season wouldn’t even be visible, or at least too visible.
With the nicer weather we don’t miss an opportunity to eat out on the deck. Tonight’s dinner was salad (romaine, cabbage, artichokes, sprouts, olives, tempeh, sunflower seeds, walnut oil, pepper and sea salt) and sweet potato fries. I’m especially proud of the sprouts that I’ve been making. They’ve been going on as many dishes as it seems appropriate. We have sweet potato plants ready to go into the ground. We finally got the green house covered in plastic. Eventually, we want it to be glass.