I am phobic of grasshoppers and crickets. I can recite all of the U.S. presidents in order from memory. I chased down and helped catch my muggers. I sleep with the covers over my head.
What Gives Me Hope
Watching my cats as they live peacefully and joyfully in the moment.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Outlaw almost all breeding of animals, including those created for human consumption! Exceptions I can think of would be for service animals when absolutely necessary, and when it's done carefully for the preservation and benefit of animals themselves.
What/who changed my life and why
My great-grandmother, because she loved me and protected me no matter what. She also exemplified optimism, independence, and love for animals.