Category Archives: Compassionate living

Compassion for animals earns Illinois woman national award

In Defense of Animals gives national award to devoted animal lover. Continue reading

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Should Amazon sell how-to guides for animal abuse? PETA says no

PETA asks Amazon to remove books promoting animal cruelty. Continue reading

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The epiphanies that lead us to become vegan

Portia de Rossi’s vegan moment. How I also became vegan. Continue reading

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Meet a great person and a vegan leader

A bit about one of my favourite vegans, Colleen Patrick Goudreau, cookbook author and vegan leader. Continue reading

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Rudeness vs Mindfulness: The answer is clear

People are increasingly rude to each other, so I use mindfulness as a way of coping with the distress they cause me with their comments. Continue reading

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Why do we love dogs but eat pigs?

A great book about a good, good pig. Everyone should read it. Continue reading

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I don’t eat meat and here’s why.

I don’t eat meat. Here’s why. I love animals. And I love me. Continue reading

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Give geese a chance; boycott foie gras

Geese are lovely animals who are routinely shot and killed because they are considered “nuisance” birds. Give geese a chance, get to know a goose near you. Continue reading

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Go ahead, ask me about going vegan!

A young person trying to stop eating meat has cravings for meat and seeks answers. I do the best I can to explain how to transition to a vegetarian lifestyle. Continue reading

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Why I’m not religious, in under 50 words

Excerpt from Black Beauty. Why religions are a sham. Continue reading

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