So today is the last day and it's a free for all. Basically I can do whatever I want and I chose to make it a Twitter and IG free day. Overall I did ok. I cheated a few times, but I think I laid off social media pretty well considering all the mess 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 [...]
And worldwide.... This is absolutely amazing! What was expected to be about 200,000 people turned out to be about 500,000 and that is just in Washington DC. People marched all over the country and the world in solidarity! The resistance has begun and it is necessary! We have work to do and we have got 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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Thank you President Barack Obama! We will miss you dearly. We will miss your smile, your laughter, your tears and your love for us and our country. And most of all we will miss having a President that doesn't promote hate and fear. My heart is broken for the things we will have to endure [...]