Inspiration from a Lifelong Vegetarian
– Writing and Photos

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...
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...
Veggin’ Out in Tijuana

Veggin’ Out in Tijuana

The Tijuana region is an adventure to explore and has a surprising number of veggie-friendly options. Let’s start off on a sweet note: bakeries are big in Mexico, and two seen locally offer not only the anticipated heavenly smell upon entering but a few vegan...
It’s All About Balance

It’s All About Balance

Life seems to be all about balance. For example, the joy found in spending time with people versus craving moments on our own. The urge to travel–exploring new lands and never-had-before meals–in contrast with the desire for a home base with some favorite...
Beauty is Everywhere!

Beauty is Everywhere!

One fun thing about all the trips I took this summer was seeing artistic, inspirational messages in the various airport shops I passed through, whether in Seattle, San Francisco, or Mexico. Many of us get tired from all the processes involved in traveling, from taking...