“I’m not your mother!”: A Story from a California “Livestock” Auction

A day-old Holstein calf stood alone in the auction pen. Tish and I sat in the bleachers waiting for the auction to begin. The auction ring was clean — this was the first auction of the day and the wood shavings lining the floor of the pen had not yet been soiled by animals passing […]

Pantry Basics: Non-Dairy Milks

It seems like every time I go to the grocery store, there are more nondairy milk options. Just the other day, I bought a carton of sunflower seed milk! I haven’t tried it yet, so I’ll have to let you know when I do. As an adult, I’ve never been a big milk drinker. Even with the nondairy varieties, you won’t […]