People generally understand that they can't just release a cat or dog into the wild if they don't want to take care of them anymore, but many other pets do not receive the same consideration. There's a serious lack of distinguishing between a wild bird or rabbit and their domesticated counterparts. There's two big misconceptions … Continue reading Why you Shouldn't Release Exotic Pets into the Wild
At the onset of 2019, I made the goal to go vegetarian for the month of January. I was intrigued by the idea of veganism, but was too timid to jump right into it. However, it didn't take long at all before I decided to throw apprehension to the wind. I don't know the exact … Continue reading Reflecting on my First Year as a Vegan
A week ago we lost our beloved dog, Bandit. I've been thinking back on her life quite a lot since then and I'd like to take this opportunity to tell you about her. The earliest part of her story (that we know) is that she was found stuck in the mud by rescuers in the … Continue reading Mourning a Pet: Saying Goodbye to Bandit
First of all, Happy New Years everyone! Whether you were sleeping, working, or celebrating the ball drop, I hope you had a wonderful New Year's Eve and have a wonderful first day of 2020. Photo by Jill Wellington from Pexels Like everyone else, I've been reflecting on 2019. So much of it seems summed up by mindless days … Continue reading Looking Towards 2020
It is indeed that time of year again and Christmas is fast-approaching. For many of those who celebrate, this is arguably the most magical time of year. For others, the Christmas season is quite the opposite, and is actually more of a cesspool of depression and loneliness. Please understand that for this post I am … Continue reading The Magic of Christmas
This Thanksgiving will be marking two milestones in my life. Not only is it my first Thanksgiving since becoming vegan, but it will also be our first time hosting. We're admittedly only having my mom and grandma over, but I'm still embracing my first introduction to the world of holiday hosting and, to be honest, … Continue reading A Vegan Thanksgiving
I was watching this video the other day that was about how not all vegans think alike. Several statements were made to five different vegans and they had to decide whether they agreed, strongly agreed, disagreed, or strongly disagreed. You could see that every statement received a variety of answers, so clearly the vegan community … Continue reading Can Everyone be Vegan?