The V Word


“You can turn a phrase into a weapon or a drug.” — Sara Bareilles

When I first became vegetarian, I was around seven years old. Anyone who knew me back then can attest to the fact that I was not only stubborn and willful, but I was vociferous as well. It wasn’t a good combination. I wrinkled my nose at steaks, refused to wash any dishes that had been touched by “carcasses,” and brought up PETA videos at dinnertime.

I was just a ball of fun, let me tell you.