On Rabbits for Eating and Other Things

TW: animal death. Also, I want to preface this by saying I love animals, I really do. I've raised lots and always made sure they had good lives as best I could. I respect them. I also eat them. I'm aware of what I eat and where it comes from, and I have been for a long time. » 11/15/14 12:29am 11/15/14 12:29am

Are any CA grouthinkers looking to possibly adopt a dog?

Last night while driving from San Francisco home my husband and I stopped in Soledad to get something to eat and there was this really small, very timid, extremely skinny dog in a fast food parking lot. He didn't have a collar and was really, really thin and scared. I couldn't leave him there in the car-hell of… » 9/21/14 1:19pm 9/21/14 1:19pm

The Riu Santa Fe is Full of Shit, Probably Literally

I am extraordinarily happy to report that my husband is safe and back in the US following a terrible ordeal in Cabo during Hurricane Odile. I can't tell his story — which I've heard some of and is horrifying — but I can tell mine. And I want to use it to call out the absolute bullshit that is the Riu hotel company,… » 9/17/14 8:49pm 9/17/14 8:49pm