Topic: Misc

When I first heard President Clinton went vegan, I got really excited. I'm happy for him and his family---he looks great, much healthier. I was also excited for what this meant for veganism. 

My initial thought was, "veganism has officially hit the mainstream--it's finally "normal" -- a PRESIDENT is vegan! No one can ever cast us off into the "weird" corner again" but it's more than that. 

President Clinton has the ability to spread our message to the ...

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For me, this video really sums up my earlier post on dealing with negativity. I think a lot of people sometimes forget that authors or bloggers are real people.

I’m guilty of this myself. My tree was shaken a few years ago when I left a poor review for a book and the author contacted me. I was shocked. It had never even occurred to me that the author might read the reviews for his book. 

I stood by ...

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Recently I was at a vegan restaurant where I ordered a sandwich on the menu with some modifications. It went something like "hi! I'll have the veggie burger, but hold the onions and can I get the multi-grain bread and dijon dressing instead? thanks!"

After I ordered, my friend ordered his sandwich by name and followed it with "and I'll take it just like the chef intended it to be."

He said it in a way that offended ...

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Anytime someone meets my dogs (and they're aware I'm vegan) they ask if my dogs are vegan too. I would have thought the answer would be an obvious "yes" but most often, people seem surprised when I tell them, "yup, the whole family is veg!"

I get the question via email too, so I thought I'd put it out there that yes, my dogs are vegan and they are thriving.

If you're wondering if dogs can ...

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