Tag Archives: veganism

Out to Sea and Off the Grid: The Ecstasy of Isolation

Here are some random thoughts, pics, and vids from a music cruise I just took through the Caribbean—and its direct connection to some very strange times in the world at the moment. Just got back last Sunday from the 80s … Continue reading

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The Last of My Feral Family

Head-butts and kisses from a feral? I’ll take ‘em… especially when they’re from this little lady: Juju, my only remaining “direct descendent.” Juju was part of a feral colony I looked after for nearly ten years, which was based in … Continue reading

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30 Days in April: A Drummer’s Perspective on the Halestorm/Lita Ford/Dorothy Tour

Gillioz Theater – Springfield, MO (pic by Gary Brown for Shovelhead Studios) In April of 2016, we were back in the bus and on arena and theater stages around the country with the Halestorm/Lita Ford/Dorothy tour. By all accounts, it … Continue reading

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Michael Vick Madness: Seven Years Later

I’ve been following the NFL draft and pre-season activity fairly close this year, and I see that our boy Michael Vick has signed with the NY Jets. Believe it or not, it’s been around seven years since the whole Michael … Continue reading

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June Blog-athon: 20 posts in 30 days

I’ve been blogging here since 2008. And while I admittedly haven’t been the most consistent about it , I do love to write – and I do love the immediacy of this format – so I always seem to come … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Companion Animals Safe For Halloween

Hey Everybody – Covered this one last Halloween, but thought it would serve as a timely reminder.  Also, I’ve included an update to my last post at the bottom of this one.  Just scroll on down…. Here are a few … Continue reading

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A Public Service Announcement For All Dog People

Yesterday morning around 8:30, I was just about to go to sleep (yes, still keeping those whacked hours), when I got a call from one of the studio guys around here. “Bobby!  Hurry downstairs.  There are a couple stray dogs … Continue reading

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World Vegan Day – November 1st

Yes, friends – November 1st is World Vegan Day.  So I just thought I would cover a few things relative to the philosophy. Origins of the Word: Donald Watson coined the term vegan in 1944 when he co-founded the British … Continue reading

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Being Vegan: Exploring a Few Common Quandaries

Hey Everybody – Thank you all for your recent input and responses (and Facebook friends, too!).  Occasionally, questions or comments will pop up in a response section of a particular post and I’ll elect to respond to them here in … Continue reading

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Beware: Low-Carb Diet Insanity Continues…

Los Angeles.  8-8-10.  7:12 AM.  Headline News.  Dr. Sanjay Gupta.  CNN’s Fit Nation.  I do not believe what I just saw and heard. Right before bedtime this morning (yes, forever the night owl…), I happened upon a disturbing piece of … Continue reading

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