Saying goodbye to 2017


What are you leaving in 2017? Toxic relationships and people? Debts? Bad habits and unhealthy living? It is always something! I think we all tend to want to detox something out of our lives and start the year fresh. Personally, I gave up on new year resolutions years ago, so I will not be setting … Continue reading Saying goodbye to 2017

New Year, New Month, New Me


Tomorrow is my last day at my current job. I am very excited to be moving on for many reasons. I am currently working as a contract with a very good company. However, the position that I fill has no potential of permanent placement. Knowing this, after about 6 months working here I realized that … Continue reading New Year, New Month, New Me

Veganism and Racism


I hate that I have to make thing so black and white lately, but let’s be real; things are black and white. For example, how the vegan community fails to address racism. It makes me sick! I have always been under the impression that vegans are supposed to be compassionate for ALL living things. To … Continue reading Veganism and Racism

Reblog* Rural Realities of Repealing the ACA


The Rural Resistance

My husband woke me on election morning, flipping on the hallway light and walking into the living room where I’d been sleeping.

“What time it is?” He didn’t answer as I fumbled for my glasses.

Later, I’d find out it was 2 o’clock. Our alarm goes off just after 4 am.

He sat down next to me, cradling one hand with the other. “I think I may have fucked us over with good intentions.”

It was not a white male premonition for how the election would end twenty-four hours later. He’d gone outside around 9 o’clock to transfer that day’s yogurt making from incubation to refrigeration and passed the barn’s wide-open garage door on his way back to our trailer. I have a moderate case of Raynaud’s Disease, which causes the blood supply to my fingers to decrease, particularly on chilly, drafty mornings. He’d decided to close the garage door…

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