African-Inspired and Woman-Powered Crafts

I wanted to repost this article on an interesting and worthwhile pursuit – a worker-owned social enterprise inspired by weaving, piece sewing and quilting traditions originating in the rich cultures of West Africa and rural African American communities in the US south. Enjoy reading about Southern Journeys Collective in this intervew with Lara Jealous, textile […]

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Adventures in Uganda – Vegetarian Travel

Uganda is a lovely country of friendly people, a huge concentration of primates and colorful birds, beautiful mountains, and the Nile River. Vegetarians exploring Uganda have various options, but vegans need some creativity. Kampala, the capital city, is vibrant and makes a good place to fuel up on veggie fare. Indian, Greek, Italian and other […]

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Vegetarian Travel in Uganda

I am still jetlagged since returning from lovely Uganda two days ago, but I wanted to share my experiences with vegetarian travel in Uganda. If being a vegetarian, and even more so vegan, is uncommon in the U.S., it was even rarer in Uganda. Someone who had spent a lot of time in Uganda said […]

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

I Dreamed of Africa – Vegetarian Travel Gets Wild

Finally chasing my dream of many years, I am taking my first trip to Africa next week. My heart has long felt a connection to the region and the people. To explore a continent filled with many countries (about 50, the counts I have seen vary) it could take years. In three weeks I will […]

Sunday, July 25th, 2010