Ah, yasss! I've finally done a thing I didn't think I ever could - buying land... in Hawai'i at that! A year after meeting my partner, I started to think about land ownership frequently. Something didn't feel good about paying monthly rent and getting nothing long term for it. I was too cheap and too … Continue reading Can You Really Own Land?
I'm one of those women with a sort of... in between body type. I can’t claim fat or skinny though both have been pushed on me. For most of my life, I've mostly been, let’s say, average. Labels, Labels, Labels. Many people are worried about correctness of body labels. There isn't a word for us … Continue reading The Weight of Body Positivity
One of the things vegans don’t tell you is making a lot of your own food often goes very wrong until it starts going right. This isn't quite a bad thing - it's a realization I had no true food self knowledge. Vegetarianism is not as challenging because, in my experience, adding cheese, butter, and/or … Continue reading Plant Based Chef
Did you know aloha means hello, goodbye, as well as love, compassion, peace, and much more?! It is truly a beautiful word encompassing the spirit of Hawai'i, which means the breath (ha) and water (wai) of life from god. I didn't get far into Kona, a.k.a the Big Island, before I knew this island was … Continue reading Big Island, Aloha!
View from Diamond Head We get there. We were excited. We got our car. He hooked us all the way up with a Nissan Pathfinder that normally rents for like $100+ day at no additional cost. We were more pumped because we would be able to snooze in the back comfortably (it's roomy inside and … Continue reading And Then There Was Honolulu
Aloha. There were chickens. Chickens and roosters everywhere. From gas stations to restaurants, these feathered birds roamed freely and would walk up to you for food. I also saw wild cats running across the street to ones living in the state park by the beach cozying up to humans for food. There were more white … Continue reading Maui? Wowie!
I ate a very vegetarian salad today. The patty in it was not dairy or egg free, but I wanted to swim with the fishes in denial. I'd been thinking about the salad because I had it a day and a half before. I wanted to recreate the experience for my palette. Though the ingredients … Continue reading Fast: Solid Food Vacation