Another year is right around the corner and I have started to set intentions and goals for the things I want in the coming year (s). These are not resolutions and there will always be a list of things I want to achieve. My list of intentions and goals are basically attainable steps I want [...]
What are you leaving in 2017? Toxic relationships and people? Debts? Bad habits and unhealthy living? It is always something! I think we all tend to want to detox something out of our lives and start the year fresh. Personally, I gave up on new year resolutions years ago, so I will not be setting [...]
Tomorrow is my last day at my current job. I am very excited to be moving on for many reasons. I am currently working as a contract with a very good company. However, the position that I fill has no potential of permanent placement. Knowing this, after about 6 months working here I realized that [...]
I hate that I have to make thing so black and white lately, but let’s be real; things are black and white. For example, how the vegan community fails to address racism. It makes me sick! I have always been under the impression that vegans are supposed to be compassionate for ALL living things. To [...]
My husband woke me on election morning, flipping on the hallway light and walking into the living room where I’d been sleeping.
“What time it is?” He didn’t answer as I fumbled for my glasses.
Later, I’d find out it was 2 o’clock. Our alarm goes off just after 4 am.
He sat down next to me, cradling one hand with the other. “I think I may have fucked us over with good intentions.”
It was not a white male premonition for how the election would end twenty-four hours later. He’d gone outside around 9 o’clock to transfer that day’s yogurt making from incubation to refrigeration and passed the barn’s wide-open garage door on his way back to our trailer. I have a moderate case of Raynaud’s Disease, which causes the blood supply to my fingers to decrease, particularly on chilly, drafty mornings. He’d decided to close the garage door…
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