Living Life by Your Own Rules

Amigos, I’m back. As I continue to prepare to leave to Mexico City on October 1, I’ve been furiously focusing on trying to sell all of my furniture to get ready to vacate my apartment in two weeks (my lease ends Sept 21). Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been connecting with friends and…

Mexico: A Quiet Leader in Veganism & Sustainability

Amigos, it’s been quite a while since my last blog. Sorry! I’ve been a little overwhelmed with preparing to move out of my LA home (selling lots of my stuff and donating the rest). As I get ready to move to Mexico City for the next year, I’ve decided to do what a few other…

Vote With Your Dollar, Euro, Pound, Peso…

Lee este articulo en español aquí. GIF credit here. Hey Amigos – Yesterday, I went to my local grocery store (Ralph’s or Kroger as it’s known in some other parts of the US). I normally shop at Whole Foods and both are about a block’s distance from me, but given I’m no longer working, I…

What Does “Stay Woke” Mean?

It’s an American slag term and an incorrect tense of the word “awake”; however, that doesn’t diminish its importance in modern-day society. If you look it up in urbandictionary.com, you’ll find a few different definitions. This is my favorite: “Getting woke is like being in the Matrix and taking the red pill. You get a sudden…

I’m Revolutionary Becca. Why “Revolutionary”?

Revolutionary: adjective rev·o·lu·tion·ary\-shə-ˌner-ē\. This is the definition that best fits: constituting or bringing about a major or fundamental change. For example: a revolutionary new idea or product. In upcoming posts, I’ll tell you a little more about me and why I decided to start this blog. I was born and raised in in Los Angeles,…