SHIVAMOON   23,204
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Monk's Hike 03 Feb 2013, -- supposedly monks live in a home right next to the trail head.





18 Nov 2012, Fantastic hike along the Ko'olau Ridge ... very breezy





Fourth of July 2010, Symphony and Fireworks at the park, near Dallas, Texas



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Member Since: 9/25/2009

SparkPoints: 23,204

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My Goals:
My goal is to be healthy, happy, sexy, fit and slim...all the good stuff.

My Program:
I was a vegetarian for more than 34 years, but in July 2009 I started eating a low fat, no junk vegan diet. This is probably the best thing I ever did to improve my health and I lost my excess weight. Guess you could say I'm full of beans now ... so here's a tip on how to cook beans from scratch so that they won't cause excess gas. Start with dry beans, rinse and soak them overnight using a pinch of baking soda per quart (or liter) of water. Drain and rinse the beans and add fresh water before cooking. If you see foam forming as the beans cook, scrape it off and toss it. If you still have a problem with gas, change the water again after the beans have been cooking for a few minutes. Cook the beans until they are tender. Keep in mind if you are just beginning to incorporate beans into your regular diet, your body needs a little time to adjust... you won't be an old gasbag forever.

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Tell me o' Octopus, I begs,

Is those things arms? or is they legs?

I marvel at thee Octopus,

If I were thou, I'd call me us.

Ogden Nash (but written out from memory so it might not be exact).

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KIMPAINTS
2/13/2014 10:06:35 PM

Thank you for the sparkgoodie!! I will not have to wait until spring. We are having unusually warm weather for this time of year..Lots of rain instead of snow..Soggy..Love the boots. emoticon Thank you for thinking of me beautiful lady!



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LIV2RIDE
2/13/2014 8:50:53 PM

Thanks for the umbrella. Paul always says it's 85 & sunny in Kelly-land. LOL



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SWEETMAGNOLIA2
2/13/2014 7:05:42 PM

Thanks so much for the teapot and warm message. emoticon



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2/13/2014 6:26:41 PM

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BONIDALE
2/13/2014 4:11:11 PM

Thanks so much for the flower pot Shivamoon! It's a ray of sunshine! It was warmer today - just below freezing, things were melting. emoticon



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