Are Cheerios Vegan?

Multi-Grain and Yellow Box Cheerios are Vegan according to General Mills. In a recent inquiry, I was able to obtain confirmation of this after a detailed exchange with the company. Where I raised a concern was in asking about the ingredient Calcium Carbonate. It is mineral sourced but as I understand, it can be sourced […]

Vegan Eating and Better Living

Vegan Chili. I’m still not a major fan of beans, with a few exceptions.  Anytime I contemplate food in the here and now, there is a feeling of overwhelming gratitude. It’s a simple thing people take for granted. Never did I think moving to a plant-based diet would be so easy, and so enjoyable. This […]

Christian Music is Boring

NO! I CALM DOWN TO BLACK SABBATH! Hymnals. The dreary dreadful sound of a church organ. There was never a moment in my Christian church-going life that I ever thought any of that music was enjoyable, entertaining or uplifting. Christian music, and indeed religious music in general, has always been self-indulgent and boring. Sunday school […]

Is Diet Coke Vegan?

In researching some common food and beverage companies and whether their products are free of animal-based ingredients, I noticed there was minimal information from the “big two” of global beverage conglomerates. While I am NOT endorsing soda pop consumption as part of a regular balanced diet, or an irregular uneven diet, the detailed response I […]

Childhood Chores

Piano Lessons. Dance Lessons. Boy Scouts. Girl Guides. Many of you ended up in stuff like this as kids. How many of you actually chose it? Were you actually interested? I’ll cover all bets that the majority of you were not interested. I’ve long been critical of this overwhelming need for parents to insert their […]