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Hips

Sarah Kramer - Go Vegan! - September 17, 2017 - 12:42pm

My hips have been an issue since I finished chemo (in 2013). I did this Yin Yoga for hips this morning and there were a few poses I could hardly do but when I was done … my hips feel like they were 18 again! Well…Maybe more like 38.

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Fergus Forever

Sarah Kramer - Go Vegan! - September 16, 2017 - 4:02pm

Had a dream about Fergus last night.

I was carrying him in my arms and was snuffling my nose in his ear fluff.

I was aware that I was dreaming and I tried so hard to stay in it as long as possible before the dream dissolved. I miss him.

If you miss having a daily dose of Fergus – I made a little memorial page over at Instagram. You can view it HERE. I update it pretty often.  

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Farm Sanctuary Revisited

Derek's Photostream - February 9, 2014 - 1:06am

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Terpentine, the "photo bomber" turkey

Terpentine, the “photo bomber” turkey

It is the heart of winter in New England and I am sitting by my friend’s wood stove soaking up the particles of heat that radiate out from the flickering flames. Through the glass door the fire is mesmerizing, but nothing warms my heart more than happy animals.

I photographed a vegan wedding at Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen last June, and captured some amazing photos for the brides. During the edit I set aside all the photos I took of the animals by themselves, many of them after the ceremony had ended. As the hustle and bustle of my life took over I kind of forgot about them.

It was a nice surprise to rediscover them in February, and to find that there are some gems amongst them. A little like Christmas, or an early valentine.

I ran into Mike and Wendy Stura at the Farm, who were visiting the calf that Mike rescued earlier that year, named Michael after his rescuer.

Wendy & Mike Stura with Michael the calf

Wendy & Mike Stura with Michael the calf

My dear friend and animal caretaker Susie Coston was also there to introduce me to the animals and have sweet moments with them for me to photograph.

Susie Coston with Michael the calf

Susie Coston with Michael the calf

Here are some photos from the wedding I photographed that day…

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