better know a vegan

As a vegan I am often faced with the same questions about protein, health, calcium, etc. with regularity.  I have also heard many comments made that all vegans are tree hugging hippies, or militant and only have one interest.  In reality as human beings we are actually very diverse.  I hope to dispel some ofContinue reading “better know a vegan”

falafel and kale salad

On a recent visit to Trader Joe’s, I discovered pre-made frozen falafel.  Of course nothing beats freshly made falafel, however I knew this would be great for a quick weeknight meal.  I decided to include them in a to kale salad with tahini dressing. For the kale I used Lacinato, also called Dino kale.  De-stemContinue reading “falafel and kale salad”

Corning museum of glass

I finally visited the museum of glass in Corning, NY this year during their holiday open house. This museum is fascinating, not sure why we didn’t visit sooner. They have several great demonstrations, which I enjoyed. They have a large collection of glass from throughout history, as well as interesting pieces from modern artists. IContinue reading “Corning museum of glass”

santa and volunteering

This past weekend, while walking around downtown Ithaca I happened upon a large crowd of people staring up at a building.  Soon I could see Santa and some elves rappelling down the side!  This is something that takes place in Ithaca every year.  Afterward, kids could line up to visit with Santa.  I did notContinue reading “santa and volunteering”