A home for Freddie

Freddie has lived with us for nearly two-and-a-half years now. He came to our home as a foster dog from the Washington Humane Society. At the time he was 12 years old and had been at the shelter several weeks without finding a home. It is hard to imagine why. He is, like most senior dogs, extremely … [Read more...]

We are what we eat

Food is political.Most of us know this to some degree. What we put in our mouths has consequences that range from animal cruelty to environmental degradation to simply depriving someone else somewhere on Planet Earth by taking more than what we need.And then there is the question of where your food … [Read more...]

Why Am I A Vegan?

Let me make this clear at the outset: I did not give up meat because I hated it. On the contrary, I enjoyed not just eating but cooking with meat. I grew up in a home in India where meat and fish were on the dinner table several times each week. And given that my dad and my stepmother were great … [Read more...]