• Part One: Veganism (and Cashew Milk Recipe)

    This is version six cashew milk and I think I’m finally satisfied.  I’m on my second bag of raw cashews, second container of dates, and half way through my bag of chia seeds (I’ve been eating those separately as well).  This is so much fun! Recipe is at the bottom of this post. I’m so fascinated by raw food.  Seriously.   Why did someone not slap me in the face and make me try it sooner?  I can see now that this project is going to take me a long time, longer than I even anticipated.  I’ve only just begun my research on veganism (is that a real word?) and raw…

  • Own This Change

    I am the only one who sees it.  The red puffy eyes.  The way he pulls his arms in to his body, rubbing them across his shirt to relieve some of the itch.  The constant scratching.  The tears that well up when the cold morning air burns his eyes.  The little red spots that pop up on his wrists, threatening to spread across his body should I miss one application of Derma-Smoothe.   I see it.  Every time I look at his face.  Every time his sweet little voice asks me a question.  Every time he wraps his arms around me for a hug.  I see it.  I feel it.  I…