Posts by lilydavine

Long Lost: A Tale of Reunion

Most of the family I felt closest to in my childhood wasn’t family at all but more technically (genetically speaking anyway) family friends, specifically the children of family friends. My Mom was big on the idea of building your own family and while I can’t say she was good at choosing all the time I…

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Enter Renegade

After 6 months dogless, I have a puppy. He’s a mix of a few different mountain dog breeds and will be a large fluffy white bear of a dog when he’s bigger. His name? Renegade.   I’ve always been an animal person. My whole childhood I asked for pets from my very own dog to…

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1 Year Carnivore: Before and After

A year ago I embarked on the carnivore experiment which has now turned into my carnivore lifestyle. Pretty much everything in my life has changed, much of it bad but also quite a bit of good. While I lost most of what I worked for these last three years I gained my health and that’s…

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8 Lessons Learned In My Year as A Carnivore

A few days ago, I reached the huge milestone of being one year into my carnivore journey. In this year I’ve experimented a lot and have come up with a list of things I have learned in this adventure that has gone from just an experiment to a lifestyle choice. I went carnivore for health…

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Choosing What to Share

Pretty much everything in my life changed five months ago when the murder happened. The list of what is the same is much shorter than what has changed: carnivore diet, love for cannabis, agorist lifestyle, my cat Satoshi. I went from living a fairly public life where I shared everything that happened as it happened…

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Closure Comes in Waves: My Thoughts on the Recent News

Photo Caption: Taken on a Recent Hike in a Burned Forest Area.  Reminded me of myself, new bits of growth from a burnt and scarred stump.   Closure has not come easy since the murder of John Galton. This is mainly due to the fact that the situation was still honestly still so wide open…

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Temezcal: A Mexican Tradition Guaranteed to Fuck You Up

Photo Caption: This photo is of a different temezcal than the one I was in. This is at the top of a hill at Parque Papagayo in Acapulco.   This was written more than 3 months ago when I was still living in Acapulco basically hiding out from police and other potential risks. At the suggestion…

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The First Sunset: Pie de la Cuesta Reflections

Now that I’ve been gone from Acapulco for nearly 2 months I’m starting to feel the aches for the place I called home for 3 years. I don’t envy the heat that my friends are dealing with down there right now but I do miss that city and those beaches, the coarse grained sand. It’s…

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Finding Comfort in a Crochet Needle: How I’ve Kept my Sanity

I’ve been involved with the fiber arts since before I was five, when I started tying hemp jewelry macrame style to sell at music festivals.   In middle school I had a short stint with knitting but found the needles to be extremely restricting so I never moved beyond scarves. I found crochet just before…

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Acapulco’s Archaeological Site: Palma Sola Petroglyphs

Acapulco has it all and one of it’s best kept secrets is the Palma Sola Archaeological Site.  The above photo was taken of me taking photos of the stones by the man I refer to as my gringo Dad.   I wouldn’t have even known this place existed if John hadn’t found it on Google…

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