Wednesday, September 8, 2010

The Cove

Hi everybody!  I hope you are all doing well.  I know you were expecting to read about my family vacation and I was expecting to blog about it, but it has been put to the side at the moment due to some unforseen computer issues.  Right now I'm using our laptop which doesn't have any of our photo's in it so you'll have to wait just a bit longer.  Until then.....I would like to share that Dave and I just celebrated our 15 year wedding anniversary!  We made it 15 years so far.  I think that's pretty good.  We had a really nice day to celebrate  together.  We ended our day with a nice dinner out and for our appetizer we had an heirloom tomato bruschetta(all organic and from their garden) and I have to tell you....Dave and I still can't stop thinking of it. Big chunks of tomato with all the goodness mixed in and then it was served over a warm baguette.  Yummmmmm! I was so close to going back the next day for lunch when  Dave was at work but he made me promise I wouldn't go without him.

The other night on Planet Green I watched a documentary called The Cove starring dolphin activist Rick O'Barry. It's about how thousands of dolphins are being slaughtered in Taiji, Japan, in this little cove every year and it's been kept quite secret even amongst the rest of Japan. Why are they doing this? You can find out more about by clicking here. Last year I read the book Dominon by Matt Scully and in it he gives an in depth look of the whaling industry, among other animal industries, so I had some background. When I actually sat there watching these wonderful creatures being slaughtered and the water turning red, there is no explaining all of the emotions that I felt. This is something that needs to be stopped!  This goes right along with the beatings of seals and the torturing of cows and pigs on a factory farm.

Have a wonderful and delicious day!


  1. I just watched that as well. I recorded it. It was sooooo sad. I cried my face off basically. I joined their cause on Facebook and I am trying to recruite people to sign a petition being sent to Obama in a couple days. If you have FB please join their cause!