149/365 3 Reasons why I quit eating meat and 3 reasons I started again

  1. Aunt Nancy and Uncle Quay’s pig roast (1974)*
  2. Accidentally eating BBQ raccoon at a picnic (1977 – 1979)**
  3. Walking past PETA signs at an event on the National Mall (1985 – 1991)***
  1. *I got over the sight of the whole pig roasting
  2. **I’d broken up with Jeremy, and was flying back to the US a different person
  3. ***I was pregnant with Clare
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5 thoughts on “149/365 3 Reasons why I quit eating meat and 3 reasons I started again

  1. Love the structure of this. I had a niece quit after a pig roast too. Don’t know if she went back to it. It’s amazing how Americans (others? don’t know) are so removed from where meat comes from.

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  2. I had a friend who became a vegetarian after one long meeting with a cow along a fence in the country. My farmer posts beautiful pictures of her animals all spring and summer, but I’m afraid if I actually met them, shared a time along a fence, I might have to rethink things.

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