3/20/18: Attacked By A Monkey

This morning started off with quite the drama. I woke up and went out into the common area. I saw the hostel monkey (the owner rescued her and takes care of her) running around, but I wasn’t sure if this was a normal thing since I had only spent one night here. The cleaning lady … More 3/20/18: Attacked By A Monkey

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Reconsidering Veganism As A Passive Movement

I’ve been boycotting animal products for almost a year now, and while it’s been rewarding, it’s also been a rollercoaster ride of internal dilemmas. It turns out being vegan means more than replacing your brie with Daiya and your chicken nuggets with Gardein chick’n. If I kill a cockroach, am I contradicting myself? Am I … More Reconsidering Veganism As A Passive Movement

How “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” Made Me Reconsider The Way We Eat

I recently finished reading “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” by Michael Pollan, which was an enlightening book on the choices we face as a society that has just about anything we could want to eat at our fingertips. We have an abundance of food options; when we walk down the aisle of a supermarket, there is a … More How “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” Made Me Reconsider The Way We Eat