I was quite independent even as a kid. I used to cook when I was in 3rd grade. It was nice, we were like a women-empowered house until my 10th grade. My mother remarried against the advice of everyone in the family, including me.
I could ask people to name the northeastern states and they won’t be able to. I could ask them to name the capitals and they won’t be able to. That’s the general lack of awareness about northeastern people that’s prevalent across the country.
You see, both sustainability and design come with a sense of frugality. I don’t want to own a car or wear branded clothes, those are not my goals. As long as I’m comfortable and don’t have to worry about money, I’m good.
The journey of discovery ended two years ago when my sister passed away. I noticed there was a pattern that led to these diseases. By then, I had decided that I needed to start something to promote organic living.