Veggie Magnifique | La vie Parisienne, the healthy way.

Just looking around, life seems pretty normal. Spring is slowly but surely trickling in, and the dog next door still barks at ungodly hours. Every day you still brush your teeth, put your laundry to wash, and make your favorite tea in the morning. Babies are still being born, and words are being written. But ...

“Are you relishing it yet?” A little voice whispered in my head the other day as I sat on the couch, tea in hand. Homebody that I am, my answer to myself was a resounding “Yes. Yes, I am relishing this moment of seclusion.” Look, I’m not a hermit, but man… does it ever feel ...

I gotta be honest… I do miss Paris. I felt more at home in Paris than anywhere I’ve ever lived. Even where I grew up just never felt like home, or a place of belonging. I felt foreign. Strange, even. But, oh, Paris… Paris fit. In Paris you’re encouraged to soak up life. You’re encouraged to ...

Back when we lived in Paris, sometimes out-of-town friends would ask to come and stay with us. (It just so happens that you have many more friends than you thought when you live in Paris.) It’d always go something like this… He or she would call or write, chirping, “Guess what!? I’m coming to Paris! ...

“A magic dwells in each beginning.” – Hermann Hesse My friend Rima recently shared this quote, and I felt a little chill. How apropos. Now, I really hope Hermann’s right, ’cause these days I’ve been eating new beginnings for breakfast.  Remember that conversation we had several months ago about pivotal moments? (Back when I thought ...

I’ve never really been into eggs. I mean… even before I was vegan. My breakfast of choice was always pancakes and never huevos rancheros. Now, be that as it may, that doesn’t mean I didn’t used to eat eggs – most pancakes have ’em, after all. And furthermore, and very importantly, conventional baking (i.e. cake) ...

Bangkok – There’s the short version and long version. The short version is this: We found so. much. delicious vegan food.  The short version of the long version is this: At some point I got some sort of food poisoning/viral infection/I-now-know-what-a-Bangkok-hospital-looks-like kind of thing… which really cramped my style, to say the least. Now, I ...

There’s a lot that happens in the nebulous land of “in theory.” Things should go smoothly in theory. In theory, I’m really going to love this. It’s a great idea… in theory.  But there’s no guarantee with “in theory” and it represents speculation, uncertainty, and a whole lotta “we’ll see.” Digital Nomading = Amazing! So, ...

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