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...
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...
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...