I'm just a simply complex tattooed lady who is finding a way in the
world of books and blogging and life in Athens, GA. My musician
husband/partner and our motley crew rescue animals - 4 dogs, 3 cats and 2
fish - are also along for the ride.
In real life, I'm an employee (manager, baker, server, lackey and a
little of everything else) at a vegetarian/vegan restaurant in d
owntown Athens, GA. I decorate cakes with names like Chocolate Death
(an insanely rich vegan cake), and I make lots of cookies and brownies
and other goodies that I sometimes share with you right here on the
I actively promote animal rights advocacy as well as equality (feminism,
pro-GLBT, etc) and positive/realistic change with my local and world
I try to live consciously and happily and frugally. That means I smile when I thrift, whistle when I
plant my garden and dance around as I sort recycling.
I also drink box wine, eat boocoodles of tater-tots and local veggies,
watch BBC shows constantly (Sherlock and Downton Abbey for the win!),
listen to vinyl, collect aprons and brooches and books, wear madras and
floral stuff all the ding-dang-time, and dodge phone calls like a
On the blog you'll find baked goods, talks about tea/beer/wine, book
reviews, photos of my critters and my town and flowers and food, general
blatherings about life, and even some political stuff.
Stop on by! www.gritsandmoxie.blogspot.com