Coming Clean With Food

We choose our adversaries or friends with food.

When I first met my wife, I was a vegetarian. We agreed to be vegetarian upon her arrival from Vietnam. But a few months into it, I think even before our formal marriage, she said she couldn’t stay veggie. I was more than a little miffed, but I decided I could look past that. I was in middle age and my options were decreasing rapidly. We’re still together 13 years later.

During that time, I thought, well, if she wants me to eat meat, then I’m going to eat what I want. I’ll eat…