In this second part, I wanted to finish sharing how the past three months have gone, in regard to my new hobby and plant-based diet. I'll also share my favorite local restaurant and grocery stores here in Reno. Hobby So, after three months of playing tennis, how has it been going? It's been a lot of … Continue reading Results–Continued
So, my three-month trial is coming to an end. I haven't eaten dairy or meat of any kind for these past 90 days, except maybe that whole sleeve of Girl Scout cookies I thought were vegan (yet "forgot" to verify before eating the last one). Sacrifices That has meant NO PIZZA. Well, no pizza with … Continue reading Final Results
As you've read in my foreign language posts, English is the new global language. While it only has 400 million native speakers, close to 2 billion speak it with some degree of proficiency. Like any language, English presents learners with difficulties, such as pronunciation, grammar, and spelling to name a few. Why is this? Foreign … Continue reading Challenges for Learners of English
Injuries hurt. Not only because of the obvious physical pain, but they can take you away from your favorite hobby, affect your sleep, and kill productivity. I've been reminded of this recently; according to my doctor, I pinched a nerve and lightly tore a muscle. This translates into me being heavily grumpy and not exercising … Continue reading Injuries
Pizza. This beautiful word was first mentioned in a Latin text from 997 AD. A citizen was to give the bishop of Gaeta "duodecim pizze" or twelve pizzas, every Christmas, and an additional twelve every Easter. The bishop was a very lucky guy. Everyone knows that pizza made its way from Italy, specifically Naples. In 2009, … Continue reading Vegan Pizza–Blasphemy?
As I transition to a plant-based diet, there's a strong feeling for some of those hearty, meaty type foods. This time I'll be sharing what I've learned about faux-meat sausages. There's a lot of bad ones, not just bad, really bad. And there's a few (two, maybe) decent ones. Just like real sausage, "fausage" is … Continue reading Fake Meat Diaries: Sausages
In part one, I talked about how regional accents are perceived, and how they can affect your professional life in the United States. Being a superpower comes with certain perks, but in our case, certain downsides too– the majority of Americans are monolingual. Some who live on the northern and southern border tend to be … Continue reading Where Y’all From? Success Continued