1. Reconnecting with a former colleague, and sharing stories and laughs.
2. Having lunch at a restaurant that had absolutely no vegan options on their menu. Rather than get upset, I politely informed the waitress, “Hi, I’m vegan. I can’t find much on the menu that will work for me, so I’m going to go rogue. Please ask the chef to make me something – anything – that s/he wants, so long as it is free of all animal products.” Ten minutes later the waitress returned with a beautiful, amazing salad that was WAY better than any item on the printed menu. Ask and ye shall receive. 🙂
3. Randomly running across a very sage piece of advice: