Falls Church News-Press: At a recent holiday party something unfortunate happened. I was introduced to, and later inadvertently reprimanded by the crunchiest, earth and creature loving, “I barely shower because I conserve water” kind of woman, ever. The party was of mainly Russian decent with their furs, beautifully prepared meat dishes and love of a good time and there was one sore thumb in the whole place, this woman.

She wouldn’t eat anything that our gracious host had prepared when there were plenty of vegan options available. She wouldn’t even accept a cashmere wrap from the host’s husband because it had been in close proximity to a ‘shuba’ (a fur coat).

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