DEHORNING AND OTHER CRUEL FARMING PRACTICES SADDEN THIS VEGAN!!!

DEHORNING AND OTHER CRUEL FARMING PRACTICES SADDEN THIS VEGAN!!!

When I started up my blog, dear readers , my daughter encouraged me to join Twitter to help connect with like minded people and also to create interest in said blog.  I was skeptical. I thought that Twitter was a silly form of social media. I know, I know, making a judgement without any information-mustn’t do that, Anne. So, I wrote a little bio, clicked the mouse a few times and voila!-I am on Twitter.

There are some images on Twitter …

GETTING THE EXCESS DIETARY FAT OUT OF THIS VEGAN’S LIFE

GETTING THE EXCESS DIETARY FAT OUT OF THIS VEGAN’S  LIFE

I am a vegan who is interested in health. I am also a Facebook and Twitter follower and as such, am exposed (in a good way) to lots of info out there about the perfect whole food plant based diet. Whether or not one looks into it is a personal choice.
I became interested in health issues long before I became a vegan. I have felt for a long time that I am just not achieving my potential in the area …

VITALITY AND VEGANISM

VITALITY  AND VEGANISM

One of my reasons for creating this blog is to continue to learn what it means to me to be a vegan and what I can do to be the helathiest that I can be in this pursuit. So when people ask me if I am feeling better (healthier) being vegan, I always try to tell them that being vegan is about the nonhuman animals and not my health. Improved health can be a welcome and wonderful result of a …

KINDNESS, COMPASSION AND VEGANISM

KINDNESS, COMPASSION AND VEGANISM

The celebration is over and all that is left is to pick up stuff, put stuff away and get back to the more regular pace of daily living. There is some leftover food, some leftover mess ,some stray Easter straw, empty Easter eggs, baskets and the like hanging around.an empty Easter basket and some overripe bananas and hand painted wooden Easter Eggs from the grandchiblets!

Baby Sippy cups need to be put together and stored away for the next visit. Random …

ON BECOMING A VEGAN WARRIOR

ON BECOMING A VEGAN WARRIOR

 

 

I heard the term Vegan Warrior for the first time on Veganpalooza 2013, an online Vegan Conference that I tuned into last summer. It was hosted by two prominent people in the vegan community, for whom I have a great deal of respect.

It was while listening to some of the interviews that I first realized the magnitude and depth of the vegan community. It is a vital community working together toward the one and oh, so important …

DOES ANYONE REALLY NEED TO EAT THESE INGREDIENTS MADE FROM NONHUMAN ANIMALS?

DOES ANYONE REALLY NEED TO EAT THESE  INGREDIENTS MADE FROM NONHUMAN ANIMALS?

Here comes Peter Cottontail, Hopping Down the Bunny Trail…..

At our house, the children have the traditional Easter Egg Hunt using plastic eggs with little goodies in them. They also each get a little basket, filled with some edible and non edible treats.

My daughter and family are coming from far. With all the packing and prep they need to do get ready for the trip, they are very busy. So, my daughter asked me if I would be able to find …