Inspiration from a Lifelong Vegetarian
– Writing and Photos

Scenes from Guadalajara

Scenes from Guadalajara

Guadalajara is the second biggest city in Mexico, so we could only see so much in a week, but what we explored was impressive. Colorful sculptures, fountains, historic buildings, and great walkable plazas add a lot to the bustling city. Nearby art-filled Tlaquepaque...

Knockout Kauai

Knockout Kauai

Words cannot describe the outstanding scenery in Kauai, the oldest island in Hawaii. My Los-Angeles based parents made "The Garden Isle" home many years ago around the time of Hurricane Iniki in 1992. I have been fortunate enough to travel there many times. Every...

Sugar: Sweet Friend or Foe?

Sugar: Sweet Friend or Foe?

Cookies, ice cream, donuts, cereal, sodas, and countless other treats are frequent and challenging temptations for many people. It can be hard to resist these products found in so many settings from grocery stores to movie theaters and birthday parties. However, the...

Celebrating a Journey of 30 Years

Celebrating a Journey of 30 Years

It is time to rejoice, as 2021 marks my 30 years as a vegan! I had already been a vegetarian for many years when I changed my diet. This lifelong calling to avoid eating animals, which started at age four, was motivated by compassion for the animals. During my college...

Indulging in Playa del Carmen

Indulging in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen in Mexico’s lovely state of Quintana Roo has become a travel favorite for us. Even with the humid heat, mosquitos, and occasional sargassum (thick seaweed in the ocean), it is an attractive and fun place to visit. While the pandemic was slowly...

Tea Time

Tea Time

Photo:  Nejron Photo, Shutterstock It is worthwhile to take advantage of any techniques that help us slow down and savor the moments in our fast-paced lives. Whether we twist ourselves into unimaginable yoga poses, walk along a beach, or sit still for a few moments of...

Charmed by Casa Cacao

Charmed by Casa Cacao

I will travel miles for quality chocolate and food, even through hordes of pedestrians, fruit and vegetable vendors, and a zoo of honking cars. So yesterday my love and I made our way through the Tijuana center near the famous and bustling Avenida Revolucion because...

Delights of the Desert

Delights of the Desert

After more than a year of the pandemic, we were ready to explore new sites rather than feeling cooped up at home. Once the sunny spring hit, we chose an overnight journey to the Southern California desert with its expansive mountain views. Our road trip to the Desert...

Unwinding in Valle de Guadalupe

Unwinding in Valle de Guadalupe

For those exploring the north end of Baja California, Valle de Guadalupe is a must-see wine valley approximately an hour from coastal Ensenada or about a two-hour drive from San Diego. There are over 100 wineries in the region, but you don't have to drink alcohol to...

Chocolate for a Cause

Chocolate for a Cause

Rescue Chocolate is not only organic, vegan, and fair-traded, but the company gives 100% of the net profits to animal rescue groups around the U.S.! Each delicious flavor represents a different rescue issue, and the chocolate bar names are creative, such as...

Paige has a B.A. in English: Creative Writing and her articles have appeared in VegNews, VegDining.com, Vision Magazine, and other publications. She has experience editing remotely with global teams.

One of her longtime interests is promoting a wholesome lifestyle and diet. She became a vegetarian at the young age of four and later transitioned to plant-based in 1991. After volunteering with EarthSave International and other health and environmental organizations, she founded a chapter of the Vegetarian Society of Colorado. Paige is also passionate about empowering people in need from around the world. She has an extensive nonprofit background and received a certificate in nonprofit management from the University of San Diego.

Having traveled all over Latin America, Paige speaks Spanish fluently. She has also ventured through East Africa and Europe and loves motivating people to explore new foods and cultures.