MAPLETREE5934's Blogs

So Long Dairy, Hello Almond Milk and Soy Cheese
Sunday, July 01, 2012      2 comments

I've been a vegetarian since I graduated from college in 1978. My decision to became a vegetarian was based on ethical reasons rather than health reasons since I don't believe in killing animals to eat them. I actually put on about 50 pounds wh... Read more
Getting My Second Wind
Saturday, January 29, 2011      3 comments

On Monday I weigh in for my work's "Biggest Loser" program. This will essentially be one weigh-in every week for twelve weeks. I don't really care how I perform against the other competitors, however, I believe that this will give me the incenti... Read more
Mustard Leaf Memories
Sunday, July 04, 2010      4 comments

As I tasted my steamed mustard greens just picked from my garden, I thought that these are OK, but a little soggy and seemed to have lost a little of their flavor after only 2 minutes of steaming. This brought me back to a time 33 years ago. ... Read more
Gardening - Update 1
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      2 comments

On Sunday, I weeded out my raspberry patch. From the middle of it, I pulled out about 500 Bamboo like plants. I also needed to pull out some vines that were trying to choke the raspberry bushes. We are just starting to be able to harvest the ... Read more
Gardening - 26 June 2010
Saturday, June 26, 2010      5 comments

I'm starting to reap the benefits of my many hours that I've put into my gardens. I've been getting green sugar snap peas for about a week now as well as basil. Mustard leaves and dill are doing well also. For lunch, my wife cooked me a pea pod... Read more