Why I stopped eating animals and embraced more kindness — THE SOMETHING GUY (Reblog)

I have been meat-free for seven years, since the end of December 2013. The journey has been a ridiculously amazing one filled with lots of eye-opening moments, and some that were not the easiest to get through. Giving up consuming the flesh of animals was something that I never thought I would have done, yet […]Why … Continue reading Why I stopped eating animals and embraced more kindness — THE SOMETHING GUY (Reblog)

Critter Close Ups~ — (Reblog)

Curious Vervet Kruger National Park. South African zebra Poses for her portrait. Happy ostrich is ready for a close up, while artfully made up Ms. Giraffe puts on the glam. Barbary Ape in Gibraltar looks ready for a serious conservation. Magellanic penguin stares me down in Ushuaia, Argentina. California Channel Island Fox poses quite smartly, […]Critter … Continue reading Critter Close Ups~ — (Reblog)

Elephants Facing East — Meditations in Motion (Reblog)

Photo by Harvey Sapir on Pexels.com My mother was a superstitious person. She clapped for luck when she saw white horses, threw a pinch of spilled salt over her shoulder to prevent catastrophe, and had a collection of carved elephants forever facing East. Several years ago, while visiting my son and daughter-in-law, who shared my […]Elephants … Continue reading Elephants Facing East — Meditations in Motion (Reblog)

Animals and Injustice: Exploring The Motif of the Faithful Hound — Under the influence! (Reblog)

In this work we will briefly discuss human relationships with animals followed by a look at the main structure of the tale tale type of The Faithful Hound. Three examples of such tales from different countries will be retold before concluding with a few reflections that may offer a deeper insight into the story.Animals and Injustice: … Continue reading Animals and Injustice: Exploring The Motif of the Faithful Hound — Under the influence! (Reblog)

Animal Encounters — tanja britton (Reblog)

Meetings with animals wild and tame make me happy.  And while birds touch my soul most profoundly, I’m always grateful for opportunities to observe and photograph other creatures. All of the following pictures were taken this summer, except for the last one. I had to chuckle when I came across these slightly uncommon pets: not […]Animal … Continue reading Animal Encounters — tanja britton (Reblog)

Smorgasbord – Sam, A Shaggy Dog Story Chapter Seven- Snow and Favourite Things by Sally Cronin — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine (Reblog)

By special request I am sharing Sam, A Shaggy Dog Story and I hope those of you who have not read his adventures will enjoy… Last time  we had the sadness of new kittens who were not with us very long and it is now time to share some happiness with Sam’s favourite things… Chapter […]Smorgasbord … Continue reading Smorgasbord – Sam, A Shaggy Dog Story Chapter Seven- Snow and Favourite Things by Sally Cronin — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine (Reblog)

Ghazal?: ‘A picture of you’

A picture of you you cupping daffodils in sacred space this picture of you framed in sacred space yes I'm dreaming of spring, of light, of warmth! a new life together, our sacred space we've returned like birds in hope of new life preparing for love in lush sacred space what peace there may be, … Continue reading Ghazal?: ‘A picture of you’