10 Famous Reasons to Give Up Eating Meat
Why do people choose a vegan or vegetarian diet and give up eating meat? From feelings of friendship and compassion for animals, to morality or even frank disgust, people who don’t eat meat have interesting reasons. 10 of my favorites, in the words of famous writers, are: “Animals are my friends…and I don’t eat my…
Birds, Lamb, Produce and Compassion
A true story about a bird I loved, lamb and produce. Birds I am remembering a dear cockatiel named “Babe” sat on me or beside me on any available perch she could find, most evenings when I wrote or cooked. She had a habit of trying to remove my glasses and earrings when she landed on my…
Vegan for a Month
I’ve been trying the vegan diet for a month now. It is one of my thought experiments that has become a life experiment. What is a vegan anyway?
Vegan for a Week
Where did this food actually come from? I’ve been asking myself the question before I eat anything lately, and it’s surprising how often I don’t know the answer. For the past week I’ve avoided eating anything with known animal (fish, bird, animal) origins. I’m sticking to fruits, vegetables and grains. It’s my vegan experiment. The…