Archive for November, 2011

Nov 28 2011


Published by under Food,Outings

Michael and I just got back from a trip to visit our families in the DC-area. I’ll probably devote an ¬†entry to the train ride because Amtrak has made some fantastic changes to the Capitol Limited route and it excited me. While we were in the area, I insisted on going to the National Zoo […]

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Nov 11 2011

Roast Butternut Squash Pasta

Published by under Food,Recipes,Uncategorized

Autumn. You have to enjoy it in Missouri, because you only get a week. Joking, joking. Still, is there anything more reminiscent of fall than squash? Probably. But this meal has been in our rotation for awhile. It’s vegan, it’s balanced, it’s just kind of warm, in a hard to explain way. Michael and I […]

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Nov 10 2011


Published by under Personal,Philosophy

The world is a storm. We come in, screaming like waves shattering on a beach. We are battered by rain and by wind. Clouds and lightning keep us from seeing ourselves or our world clearly. We are, essentially, alone. Our struggles are fought mostly alone, mostly internally. We can reach out and hold hands, but […]

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Nov 08 2011

Red Beans and Rice – vegan

Published by under Food,Recipes

This meal is simply red beans and rice. There’s no freaking vegetables – outside of an onion – mixed in with the red beans and rice. It is simple, stick to your ribs, spiced perfectly, cooked all damn day food. It is extraordinary, and at the same time it is terribly ordinary. There is nothing […]

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Nov 06 2011

Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes

Published by under Food,Recipes

This is a recipe from the 21-day vegan kick start program, put out by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. I’m not going to push that program or PCRM, because I don’t agree with everything they say and do and quite a few of the recipes we tried from the kick start program were appalling. […]

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