Melanie K.

Location:

Columbia, SC
Hometown: Forest Acres

Member since:

June 17, 2011

Why did you go veg?

I'd read an interview with Dennis Weaver (McCLOUD) in the mid-70's and he talked about being a vegetarian. I'd never heard of that concept. It's NOT like I became one just because he was one; but it put the idea in my head. On April 14, 1979, I stopped in the middle of a fried chicken dinner at the cafeteria and didn't eat meat again. In the words of Melanie Safka, "I don't eat animals, and they don't eat me." I just like them too much to eat them.

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Introduction

Used to work for a state agency; now "retired." I write for a journal dedicated to girls' literature; volunteer at the library; & read -- a lot. I like 1960's music: folk, folk-rock, & psychedlic; cooking; gardening; & photography. Live w/3 cats.

What Melanie K. is saying about this Meetup Group

Great!!


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  • VegFund

    VegFund has provided us with grants for food samples and doc showings.

  • Good Life Cafe

    Columbia's only raw vegan restaurant! Now downtown on Main Street!

  • Tíos Mexican Café

    A cozy place to meet; special veg black bean soup and vegan cheese!!

  • Lamb's Bread Vegan Cafe

    Wonderful, all vegan food with soul!

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