Highlights from the City of Love

Paris has been a dream of mine since I can remember. It's the romance, the history, the drama... it all adds to the allure of the dreamy Paris. I had the great opportunity to spend six days wandering through the streets, marveling at the beautiful old architecture juxtaposed with ultra-modern shopping malls and fashion. Even [...]

My Thoughts on Plant-Based Eating that Both Meat-Eaters and Vegans Disagree With

Disclaimer: I am not a nutritionist, a doctor, a food scientist. I have no professional training in food, farming, or any similar fields. All of the thoughts below are crafted from my nine years as a vegetarian and six months with veganism. I have studied peer-reviewed articles regarding plant-based eating, I've seen multiple documentaries, I've [...]

Growth, Constants, and Uncomfortability: An Exercise in Listening to Ourselves

Preface: As I wrote this post, I was unsure where to begin. I began and rewrote and scratched out and deleted over and over again. The final post is much longer than typical posts, so stick with me to see my thoughts on these last two years of my life, some things I've learned, and where [...]