Author Archives: raecal08

Sound Savorings, Part 2: Food Value

Although I’ve been eating meat for almost two years, many friends and family continue to call me a vegetarian. The label has stuck because I still eat a lot of plants; meat and dairy don’t make up a large part … Continue reading

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Sound Savorings, Part 1: Humane Food

I follow a lot of vegetarian and vegan blogs even though I discovered healthier living by giving up vegetarianism almost two years ago. So I was excited to read Une Vie Saine’s recent post about whole foods and her follow-up … Continue reading

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Homemade Aid

A couple days ago, two special people in my life shared a birthday. This year I attempted to make their birthday presents. Admittedly, part of the desire to go Martha Stewart stemmed from the belief that it might be a … Continue reading

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Sticky Situation

“In New York summers get hot, well into the hundreds. You can’t walk around the block without a change of clothing.” -U2, “New York” Bono was right. New York summers are hot, but what he was really singing about was … Continue reading

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The Irony of Carmaggedon

Angelenos recently survived an event that threatened to unleash unknown terrors. Yes, I’m referring to Carmaggedon–or the closure of a ten-mile stretch of the 405 freeway this past weekend. I was in L.A., my hometown, for the first two weeks … Continue reading

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