My Stories

Kathy Stevens Speaks to NYC Bar Association

This video of Kathy Stevens presenting the truths of animal agriculture is one of the reasons I follow Kathy's work so closely. She is able to articulate and present the hard truths while offering hope to the audience. If you wish to take your advocacy efforts to the...

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Life as a Lip Reader: Video by Chris Ulmer

This Deaf father and his Hearing son are so charming. Well done, folks. Excellent message about speechreading and how the "hearing world" may communicate more effectively with those of us who read lips. Chris Ulmer was a special education teacher in...

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Recipe: Berry Protein Power by Kris Carr

Here's a little tip for you.  Smoothies!  Because advocating requires sustained and consistent energy to be effective, you might find Kris Carr to be a lifesaver.  Here's one example of breakfast -- and as you can see on her website, the variations of...

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The Virtues of Slo-Mo

If you enjoy writing or journaling or penning a poem or two, please keep at it!  I wrote this in 2011 after the words continued to swirl around in my head after bike rides. One day the words just poured on to the page. It took less than 10 minutes to write this.  I'm...

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Morning Kisses at the Barn

They took my breath away. I literally gasped out loud. My response surprised me.Yes, that cold December morning, I awoke in the recreation hall of the Rooterville Animal Sanctuary.It had been a lovely 2-night visit, and this was my last morning sleeping in...

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