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Never Be Afraid to Do What’s Right!

“Never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” – Martin … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Eating Eggs and Dairy?

In September I had the pleasure of meeting my blogger buddy, Jean, in person. While chatting over a meal at The Plum Bistro, Jean shared how her mom went vegan. I already knew her mom, Carmen, from her blog Fashionable Over 50 and I … Continue reading

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All Beings Quake with Fear

I just got back from vacation and feel like I haven’t blogged in forever! I have much to share, but I’m tired from my travels and I have to go grocery shopping and do laundry (lots of laundry!) and, and, and… … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear the Tofurky!

Until going vegan two years ago, I never considered the lives of the animals I ate. I think this is how it is for most of us who grow up eating meat. It’s what we learned to do and we … Continue reading

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Who Needs Disneyland? We Went to the Farm Sanctuary!

My omnivore sister, Michelle, drove all the way from San Diego to go with my husband and me to meet my reader, Cowgirl, and her friends at the Los Angeles Farm Sanctuary (thanks sis!). Unfortunately, Michelle had a mix up … Continue reading

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One day…

“One day the absurdity of the almost universal human belief in the slavery of other animals will be palpable. We shall then have discovered our souls and become worthier of sharing this planet with them.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Picture parade fifteen.

Originally posted on Learning from Dogs:
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. The second set of wonderful pictures sent in by John Hurlburt.  If you missed the first set, they are…

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LA Farm Sanctuary Meetup!

I’ve been vegan for two years and have yet to visit a farm sanctuary. There’s one not far from me in LA, and I keep telling myself I’m gonna to go, but… Well, you know – life gets in the … Continue reading

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Are Cats and Dogs People, or Toasters? A Primer on Pet Personhood

Originally posted on Animal Blawg:
David Grimm  “Dogs Are People, Too”. So ran the headline of a New York Times op-ed over the weekend. The piece, written by Emory University neuroscientist Gregory Burns, argued that because dogs experience some of…

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Animal Art as Activism

I recently discovered the wonderful blog,  Vegan Activist. I was disappointed when I found out that the author, J, is spending less time blogging and more time making art these days. Then I saw J’s soulful, inspired art and understood. J … Continue reading

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