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  • Aug
  • 4

Which City Just Said No to Pet Store Dog and Cat Sales?

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Recently, my city council members in Encinitas, California, unanimously passed an ordinance to ban the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores in our city. Currently, there are no pet stores in Encinitas that sell dogs and cats, but the ordinance was passed to prevent one from moving in. We are a very animal-friendly […]

  • May
  • 6

Helping Your ‘Nest’ Friends

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It’s springtime, and since our yard is very animal-friendly, we have many critters who come back year after year and some who never leave, staying to raise their new families. Every spring, two birds nest in our climbing rose bush in front of the house. However, we cut the rose bush back this winter, so […]

  • Mar
  • 17

Real Men Are Vegan!

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real men

When I met my husband, David, he was a vegetarian. I was not. I was eating all kinds of animal products. I credit him, along with PETA, with having had the biggest impact on my decision to go vegan. (David actually went vegan first.) Once I went vegan, I started meeting all kinds of other […]

  • Jan
  • 28

Socca Chickpea Flatbread

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socca recipe

Socca is a traditional flatbread made in Nice, France. Featuring chickpea flour and a few other ingredients, it’s easy to make and full of flavor. There are many socca recipes online, but the first time I ever heard of socca was in VegNews magazine. Gourmet vegan cookbook author Robin Robertson writes food articles for VegNews, […]

  • Jan
  • 14

A PETA Primer for Social Media

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I did not grow up learning on computers, so social media was unknown territory as far as I was concerned. What did I know about Facebook and Twitter? I didn’t even know what it meant to tweet! But I realized that many of the people I knew were using social media to keep in touch […]

  • Dec
  • 2

A Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck Tradition

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For several years, my husband, David, and I have been going to a vegan potluck party on Thanksgiving Day hosted by our friends Sid and Linda, longtime vegans and animal activists. Sid is on the board of Spay Neuter Action Project, which runs a spay-and-neuter bus for companion animals of low-income guardians and feral cats. […]

  • Oct
  • 28

Part Three: Winding Up Our Vegan Tour of Portland, Oregon

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Our third day in Portland started off at Canteen, a local juice bar close to our B&B. In addition to juices and smoothies, it has food items on its menu such as oatmeal and cereal for breakfast as well as salads and rice bowls for lunch. And craft beer! We had a couple smoothies and […]

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