Online Presence

What better voice behind a sassy blog than one who feels entitled to state- while yes, I am opinionated, my authority on the topic of food comes from finding myself critical of the health culture around food and dieting, and well, waste in general. I have genuine questions and concerns, less so about who’s body can (or…

In the Beginning

Week 3 This is the first of my self-reflective blogging series in which I talk about the personal experience of developing an online presence. See, here’s the thing. I’m not so great with computers, or technology for that matter. I read books. I write things with beautiful moving pens, the kind that smear if you don’t…

Wait A Second- What About Hunting?

Call it lack of ambition, but meat hasn’t been a huge part of my diet this summer. Not only is it a pain to find without plastic wrapping, but the truth of the matter is that I just don’t eat that much meat. I’ve had moral problems with it for years, but the kind of…

Personal Change Matters

An essay taken from my other blogsite, Em Is Alive. About two weeks ago, thanks to the wonder that is Facebook, I found myself face to face with a widely circulated article that genuinely shook my otherwise solid grounding in zero waste. Forget Shorter Showers is an essay by Derrick Jensen. The thesis goes as…