Meatless Monday

Public Health Connects the Dots! Meatless Monday at APHA

If there’s one thing I love more than connecting the dots between human, animal, and environmental well-being, it’s when PUBLIC HEALTH connects those dots!  The discipline took an important steps toward doing so when the American Public Health Association (APHA) featured Meatless Monday during its annual meeting and exposition in Boston last week. Meatless Monday is a…

I hate cancer.

We all hate cancer.  We hate what it does to people we love.  We hate its persistence.  We hate its mystery.  We hate its devastation. I hate cancer.  It took away my brother when he was only 33 years old.  It left his wife and two young children without him.  It took my parent’s son. …

A Note From My Sick Bed

I hate sick days.  I just lay in bed all day feeling guilty about all of the work I could be doing and promising myself this is my last sick day ever.  It’s worse today because Scooter is sick with me.  For some reason he has been throwing up every morning this week.  I wonder…