Red Cross Donation – 01/16/2016

On Saturday January 16th, I gave blood at the American Red Cross (ARC) Blood Donation Center in Fairfax, VA.  The first time I gave blood was on August 27, 2011.  Since them I’ve donated 14 times with all but two times giving double red cells with whole blood given the remaining two times.   Why…

MLK Parade Flyering – 01/18/2016

On Monday January 18th, 2016, I attended a Vegan outreach event organized by Max Broad at the MLK Parade in Anacostia.  He stated in his email a couple of days earlier that it would “cold cold” but I figured if I could handle protesting the Foie Gras festival for an hour, this wouldn’t be so…

DC Foie Fest Protest – 01/13/2016

I attended a DC Foie Fest 2016 protest in front of Boundary Road restaurant on H Street in DC one cold January 2016 evening.  I’d never been to a protest before so I was curious if the stereotypes would hold true – a bunch of angry, obnoxious vegan hippies would be screaming bloody murder at…

PETA – DC Work Party 01/11/2016

On Monday January 11th I attended a PETA DC Work Party.  It is held monthly at PETA DC Headquarters on 1536 16th St, NW close to the DC Jewish Community Center and the Scientology building.  Although there is no sign on the building, it is hard to miss with the life size elephant statue in…