Category Archives: vegan

Falling into Sleep

There are some days left of 2011. I’m still vegan and sober and blahbadey blahbadey blah I’m not the best vegan I’ve ever met, but Lord knows I’ve tried. Tofu cream cheese tastes like spackle. There I’ve said it. He … Continue reading

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The Last Day

It is December 1, 2011. I’m 23 years old, living in an all women’s commune in the East Village, working as a waitress in Union Square, a journalist for World New York, and a poet. New York is home. I’m … Continue reading

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The (east village) Bean

The owner soaks customers and employees with a water gun while they talk lattes and bagels; he teases the woman who spilled her gatorade all over his counter. No one else is quite as excited as he is, and now the … Continue reading

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22 of 30. How to Write or Not

I came here to write after going other places to do other things that aren’t writing.  Yesterday on my way to work I had big plans to write a novel.  That’s probably because I was on my way to work … Continue reading

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4 of 30. Before I was sober and vegan

I ate beef patties, drank old english and in the morning I wanted eggs. Sandwiches are different these days. They used to be turkey and brie on baguette. Tuna or egg salad with mayo on toasted white bread. Now it’s … Continue reading

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Daniel Fast for Lent

I decided to do the Daniel Fast for Lent, and thought it would be a piece of cake because I am already sober and vegan for the year.  For any of you thinking of doing it, it is not a … Continue reading

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a sober vegan storyteller…

I’ve always loved meat more than animals, and omnivores more than vegans.  Probably because I’ve been in the restaurant business for long enough to know that vegans are picky, pretentious, and wear stupid earth shoes, and omnivores come in all … Continue reading

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