Mid-Winter Observations

I had a dentist appointment last night. I knew it was coming, but I had been having a hard time reconciling the fact that it had been six months since my last cleaning. Where did that time go? Things are very different now than they were in August when I sat down in my hygienist’s […]

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Veganism is Activism

There are two schools of thought to the “is just being vegan a form of activism” discussion. One school of thought is that it’s not activism, because to be vegan is to meet a moral baseline, to be doing something that’s morally sound. People who don’t participate in the exploitation of children, or a minority […]

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Fur Cripe’s Sake

Last week the topic of fur crossed my radar much more often than it usually does. It started with Aretha Franklin’s performance at the Kennedy Honors. She strolled on stage in a fur coat, pocketbook on her arm, sat at the piano, and played a rendition of “Natural Woman” that had Carole King in ecstasy […]

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