I like to think about what we will have to give up. And when I say ‘we’ I mean ‘me’. To live in harmony and balance on earth. What will I have to give up out of my daily life? By 2018, if everyone on earth lived like Americans we would have already used up […]
Fall Frenzy 2022 Writing Contest Entry Thanks to Kaitlyn Sanchez and Lydia Lukakis for hosting these fun writing challenges to help us practice and hone our skills! I wear the mask so they won’t see me The fear I hold inside That no one will ever love me If they knew the real me I […]
Surely we can imagine more futures where we don’t all perish by zombies, killer robots or our own hands?
None of our individual choices will matter as much as the choices we make collectively.
I sat in my privilege today. I used my spare time today to log in to the websites of three different mailers that go to my mailbox to unsubscribe. I spent the time to search for the number and look up ‘xyz mailing unsubscribe’ and completed the process. I did it because I have time […]
Modern generations of humans have been bred for comfort, and convenience, including myself. I love hot water running out of my tap, plumbing (working toilets!) inside my own home and, above all else, I think I might actually die if I could not escape the oppressive Florida heat inside of an air-conditioned room. I love […]
Cold and wet Barren and scarred Is there anything there? Spring shows Warmth and light With patience and hope New things sprout Burst free from their shell No one can know What stays hidden Waiting to bloom Lying in wait
I got out the ocean after snorkeling in Cozumel, turned to the boys and said, “Do you know why mummy is so psychotic about climate change? Because in 10 years, if we don’t fix it, this will all be gone.” For over a decade, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has been warning us about […]
Our water heater stopped working this week. It came with our house, which we have been in for over 17 years so it’s at least as old as that. I looked up online to see how long water heaters are supposed to last and the answer is 8-12 years. So after consulting with our trusted […]
I was honored to be published in The Invading Sea today. The time to be tentative and believe that someone else is going to fix this is past. This is not inevitable, but we have run out of time to agree that we all share the same goal of a livable climate for our children […]