A few weeks ago we took Chara to the Paw Pet Resort for some water therapy. The vet had recommended both the location and the activity to us to help strengthen her muscles and stabilize her joints, and so we wanted to make sure we followed through. (Now, a disclaimer before I get into this … Continue reading On Privilege and Pets
Should women wear makeup?
I am not a big makeup wearer. I'm not very good at applying it, and so my attempts often come out looking more clownish than anything. On top of that, I tend to shoot for a more natural looking aesthetic. Even if I'm wearing a little makeup, I'd prefer that it comes off subtly--a style that echoes … Continue reading Should women wear makeup?
On the ethics of hunting
Since the time I was a little kid I've had very strong views about what is right and what is wrong. Most of these were instilled by my strong, wonderful, opinionated mother. Some I came to on my own. Others were pushed on me through media and my friends. In the strongest of that bracket … Continue reading On the ethics of hunting
On loving animals, and how it can make you a better person
There are many ways to categorize people. Book lovers, exercise lovers, teachers, helpers, mothers, children, females, males, adults. Sometimes these categories are binding. They push a complex individual into a little box, and stop us from getting to all the complexities that make them really them. But categories can also help us to look more … Continue reading On loving animals, and how it can make you a better person