Nice to Meat You

I had sent a long email to the family, trying to describe the person I am. One of the nuggets of information I told them was, “I’m a vegetarian”. Ova-Lacto to be exact. For those unfamiliar with the term, it means I eat dairy and eggs. Nothing with a face or a mother. Definitely not seafood. I call shellfish, “Sea Bugs”. Shrimp are the cockroaches of the sea.

Ki-Woon (twin) replied to me stating he, “likes meat”.
“Why do you hate meat? There are many delicious meat dishes in Korea”.

I told him it would take too long to explain why… and it would. Continue reading