|Worth every penny|
|So creamy and dreamy and fuzzy!|
Although blackberries were abundant at the farmer's Market last week, and are all over the produce sections, the wild blackberries at Magnuson Park were not ready yet. Since Magnuson is my favorite place in Seattle, it was not a wasted trip. The sun was shining, the water was crisp, and I got to pet lots of happy water dogs! It's great energy to be around nature, and happy people and dogs.
I feel like I can't sign off without mentioning Cecil. My heart has been so heavy this week, and I've tried to stuff my feelings, but I can't. This dentist will never realize what he's done. He is a trophy hunter. These majestic animals he kills are nothing but kills. He doesn't see anything wrong with his "sport". People like that will never understand. No amount of shaming, hatred, death threats, public mocking, even jail time will ever change that mentality. I know a lot of vegans are up in arms about the hypocrisy of meat eaters being outraged over Cecil. I too see the hypocrisy, and wonder why the connection can't be made, but at the same time we need help to stop this shit. Vegan numbers are growing, but we are still a minority. There is strength in numbers, and we need numbers. I want to save animals, not judge people. Compassion can bring more compassion, and if we work with people who want to help stop these maniacal trophy hunters, we can stop it. I truly believe a big shift is happening, and it's getting to the point where it's hard for meat eaters to ignore the facts. We live in a world full of apathy, so let's be happy when people choose to be outraged. Vegan isn't supposed to be an exclusive club. Cecil,I'm so sorry you fell victim to such a small, little man.