05 3 / 2014
First off, there are two things I have to come clean about.
#1.) I kind of miss having class! Never in a million years did I ever think I would ever say that, but it’s true. I felt so out of whack not having my normal class schedule, so I have to say, I’m very excited to be having class tomorrow (well today, technically).
#2.) Because of our lack of class time lately, it has completely thrown me off and I have failed, yet again, to read our article for this blog post. BUT! I’m pretty sure I got the gist of it from reading the first few paragraphs and briefly speaking about it in class.
So when we were last in class (what was it, a decade ago?), Brophy gave us a quick low down of what our article was about. And when he told us that it was about the way animals are treating at the slaughterhouses and what not, the first thing that immediately came to my mind was my first time learning about this topic exactly.
Now, when I was in, ohhh .. let’s say seventh grade, I was obsessed with this guy named Christofer Drew Ingle, and he by himself created NeverShoutNever! I was a faithful follower of his music so I was constantly checking his MySpace. I swore I knew everything there was to know about him, until one day I viewed his profile and saw a link saying, “And you wonder why I’m a vegan!!!” I took no hesitation to click the link and watch the fifteen minute long video, and my brain was officially scarred for the rest of my life. This video consisted of actual (and illegal) footage of what goes on in slaughterhouses, and I honestly could not even come close to finishing the video.
I’m the type of girl where the way to my heart is through wings, burgers, and tacos. But just the thought of how they get this delicious meat I consume on a daily basis is almost enough to make me stop eating it all together. But the scary part is that it’s not even just meat; it’s milk from cows, eggs from chickens, and so on and so forth. Overall, what goes on in order for us as consumers to get our food from animals is an abomination and we should be ashamed for it.
Now while I could probably never totally cut out meat (just because of the health issues I already have), I have to say that something needs to be done. I did read the start of our article, and the author was mentioning something along the lines of Humane Society something-something, and how they are the ones who try to protect animals (and humans) of the vicious foul play that go on in slaughterhouses, but what I also read was that they rarely go into the depth of these facilities to actually make sure they’re totally 150% to the standards that they should be. So yes, I do believe that animals are treated extremely poorly so we can have our food. But no, I would not become a vegetarian because of it. But without a doubt, more regulations and standards must be made in order to not only make the living conditions better for the animals, but also in order to make the food safer for us.
WORDS OF WISDOM? “Fish are friends, not food.” – Finding Nemo
Goodnight, English class.
(566 Words. 2:02 AM. March 5, 2014.)
03 2 / 2014
Okay so honestly, I haven’t read the article yet. Sorry, Brophy. But I will! During my math class tomorrow .. even though I’m praying for a snow day. But I doubt that will happen. But I promise you that I am not spending two hours writing four pages of notes again, considering that was obviously not required for the last quiz. But okay, let’s figuring out something else to write about ..
SO how about that Superbowl? HA HA just kidding, I’m not going to write about that either. I really could care less, but I will admit that I was rooting for the Seahawks, mostly just because of their jersey colors :)
Wow .. I didn’t realize how difficult this would be. I can usually blog with no problem. But maybe that’s because I know my classmates won’t be reading it ..
I’m praying that none of you will.
Okay .. think, Shea. Think, think, think ..
One hour later. Still nothing.
Why didn’t I just read the article?!
I need to go grocery shopping tomorrow? But like I said, I’m really really praying for snow, even though I know that will never happen. I have to work tomorrow night too, unfortunately. It’s kind of ridiculous how much I work. And I swear to goodness, tomorrow I’m going to raise hell when I walk into that place. This is the third year in a row where my social security number is wrong on my taxes. Like ARE YOU KIDDING ME. I’m committing social security fraud! And I’ve gone to them about four thousand times about it to fix it, and they swear it is but it’s not. So not only do I need to get corrected W-2’s from 2011 and 2012, but I’m going to have to file a billion extensions so I can get them done correctly, AKA no financial aid for Shea next semester.
Wait .. how did I get from grocery shopping to financial aid ..
330 words! YES! I’m going to go read my article now, since we’re definitely going to have school tomorrow .. (crosses fingers)
WORDS OF WISDOM? “An angry mind will lead to a bitter tongue, which will always lead to the best speech you will forever regret.”
Goodnight, English class.
(379 Words. 12:34 PM. February, 3, 2014.)
28 1 / 2014
28 1 / 2014
For my English class, we have to blog every week. Now I’m all for the blogging part, but since he put on our directions sheet that a popular website to use is Tumblr ..
guess he didn’t know the first rule to Tumblr.
So I’m now officially using this blog for homework .. again, I apologize, Tumblr. Don’t shun me from my normal blog, please.