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WAIW | Healthcare Should Be Universal

Image contains a photo of a white bowl of soup and noodles on the left, a glass cup of tea in the top right-hand corner, and a paper note in the bottom right-hand. On the note, there is handwriting that says "Vitamin B12, iron, homocysteine, ferritin, and hemoglobin electrophoresis."

If your goal is to reduce suffering in the world, then pushing for universal healthcare should be a part of your activism. Read More »

WAIW | Harvesting Bitter Melon

Image contains a photo of a number of vegetables. In the foreground, there are red chilis and green bitter melons of various sizes. In the background, there are cubed carrots, mushrooms, and more. A woman's hands can be seen near the vegetables in the background.

As I mentioned last week, one of the biggest successes in our garden involves a vegetable I don't like. This week, I decided to harvest it and try again. Read More »

TBT | I Don’t Like Durian

Image contains a photo of a bearded white man pinching his nose and looking unhappy. To the right of the man, there is a black plastic tray of durian, which is a yellowish fruit shaped in large pieces.

After trying it several times in a number of different ways, I guess I'm just one of those vegans that doesn't like the king of fruit. Read More »

WAIW | Vegan Dried Squid Taste Test

Image contains a photo of a bearded man holding a dried piece of food in his fingers in the foreground of the shot. The man is facing the camera, and he is holding a red plastic pouch of a Vietnamese food product in his right hand.

This week, I decided to try something different in many ways, and I have to admit that the results were mixed. Read More »

TBT | Quick and Easy Tomato Salad

Image contains a photo of a bowl of chopped tomatoes with red onion, basil, chili flakes, oil, and vinegar.

Although the blog itself has contained recipes from cookbook reviews, I don't think I've ever posted one myself. Today, I guess that changes. Read More »

TBT | Strawberry Picking in Vietnam

Image contains a photo of a man holding a bright red strawberry in his right hand. The strawberry is clearly visible in the foreground while the man is out of focus in the background.

It was only yesterday, but this throwback is still a pretty sweet memory thanks to the subject matter. Read More »