Serenity in the Storm has gotten quite a few new readers in the last few weeks. Welcome to all of those who are new and thanks for reading! To all of you who have been reading all along, thank you for your commitment and interest in the blog and the stories & recipes shared here. [...]
Category Archive for 'Sanctuaries'
It’s that time again! The Sidecar for Pigs Peace Bakesale is this weekend! I’m going to be baking these bad boys—the raspberry and apricot thumbprint shortbread cookies… They need bakers if you’d like to bake for the bakesale. Contact bakesale @ pigspeace.org to offer your baking skills. They’re looking specifically for cookies. It’s going to [...]
Earlier this week, I heard some very sad news. Sadie, one of the cows I met earlier this summer at Animal Place in California, died. She was fourteen. I wrote briefly about her story in “Sharing Testimony: An Activist Project for Animals” at Our Hen House earlier this summer. When I met Sadie, her story broke [...]
Dear Readers, In celebration of one year of blogging, and because Pigs Peace is in desperate need of donations, I’m launching a donation drive page for Pigs Peace at Serenity in the Storm. If you’ve been reading the blog for the last year, you’ll know about my love affair with Pigs Peace Sanctuary. We’ve been volunteering there [...]
You can read part 1 of the Animal Rights Conference Recap from yesterday here. One of the sessions I attended at the conference was on fundraising. I jotted down lots of great tips to understanding fundraising for a nonprofit organization and I thought it might be of interest to some of you who might be [...]
Yesterday, Karen, Oliver and I travelled out to Vashon Island on the ferry to attend the Baahaus summer fundraising party. Baahaus Animal Rescue Group is a small sanctuary on Vashon Island, run by Glenda and her partner Karen. Glenda is the animal rights/human rights librarian at the University of Washington and is part of our animal [...]
Just a quick note this morning to nudge your over to MindBodyGreen to read a short article I wrote for them, “Finding Peace at an Animal Sanctuary.” How do you find serenity in your day to day lives?
Summer solstice was yesterday, as I’m sure most of you know. The summer solstice technically is the first day of summer, though historically it has been called midsummer by farmers since the crops are planted and well on their way to producing. The summer solstice is the longest day of the year. From here on [...]
Good morning, readers! And a warm welcome to any new readers now following. :-) Last week, I left you with a note nudging you over to MindBodyGreen and a promise to be back soon with updates from the sanctuaries I visited. Here goes! On Wednesday morning, I had breakfast with Eric’s brother’s family and said goodbye to them. It was a [...]
It’s that time again! That’s right, the Sidecar for Pigs Peace bake sale. This time, the bake sale coincides with the World Wide Vegan Bake Sale. If you’re in Seattle this weekend, stop by Sidecar to get some delicious vegan baked goods to support Pigs Peace Sanctuary. The details: What: Sidecar for Pigs Peace Vegan Bake Sale When: Saturday April 21st at [...]