Hope is a beautiful thing. I’m all for it. As a long time Pollyanna, I am not going to hurl any shade at Hope or Hopefulness. But if you have a goal, Hope is not a strategy. Hope is not what moves you toward a Vegan or Whole Food Plant Based practice. You know what does? Practice.NoContinue reading “Hope is Not a Strategy”
I have been tempted to quit most everything I have ever started, but the sore subject recently has been writing my book. The process – the plan for the book seemed very manageable and straightforward and I was just letting it go the way it was going and then I took another look atContinue reading “Quitting IS an Option”
We made it through Labor Day no thanks to Tropical Storm Henry and Hurricane Ida. Hope you were spared any significant flooding or power interruptions where you are. Vedge Your Best Podcast sound engineer Charlie Weinshank had some high water in the metropolitan New York area and here in coastal Rhode Island we hadContinue reading “Ready for Re-entry?”
Weodmonath was the medieval Anglo Saxon name for August – and it means “weed month.” Which may explain your lawn or garden if you’re anything like me. Or maybe you have another association with weed… August, comes from the title of the Roman Emperor. In Latin, Augustus means ‘the great one.” The Roman Senate decidedContinue reading “Weodmonath”
What do you think? Is the year Half Over?Or is it Half Started? From my point of view, 2021 is just getting going. I feel SO energized because a few projects that were in the planning stages during the last couple of months including our youngest daughter’s wedding are in the rear view mirror. ThreeContinue reading “It’s Half Time 2021!”
November 19, World Vegan Month – Animal agriculture has an enormous impact on the environment. Greenhouse gas emissions, water usage, deforestation, herbicides and pesticides all contribute to large scale ecological damage that may even be more than the impact of energy production from fossil fuels.
November 17 – 9 Days until Thanksgiving in the US. What is a small thing you can do to “vegan-ize” an offering at dinner? Maybe try a Vegan Butter substitute before the big day.
November 16 – Link for the Dr. Michael Greger’s “Daily Dozen” for Plant Based health https://nutritionfacts.org/app/uploads/2018/03/imperial.png
November 15 – Communication between Vegans, Vegetarians and Meat Eaters – Recommended book by Melanie Joy, PhD: “Beyond Beliefs.”
November 14 – Make sure you are eating Whole Foods – Diet Coke and Oreos may be Vegan but they are not going to fuel you to be an example of energetic vibrant Vegan living. The best thing you can do to help spread the word about the Vegan lifestyle is to be as healthyContinue reading “World Vegan Month”