There's a lot a lot going on politically right now that is super stressful and I totally understand if the environment is the last thing on your mind (even though... environmental issues are totally race and gender issues too..). Anyway I'm going to write about this as a coping mechanism and I hope you'll read … Continue reading The case for individual action
Hi! If you haven't read my post from last week, go ahead and do that first. Okay... Great. Last week's challenge was donating to a teacher in any sort of way. I ended up getting prayer requests more than anything and talked a little with a friend frustrated with the way her school was running … Continue reading Impact
Well, hello. I fell off the face of the blog earth. I don't think anyone really cares (and I don't mean this in a depressing way. I just write for myself a lot these days.) Anyway we finished our road trip and I went silent. I went silent because I didn't know what to think … Continue reading Well, hello.
It is an unbelievable 17 days into the road trip and each of those 17 days has blurred together in one giant exhausting memory. I am more tired today than I have been since working two jobs in new york city. I'm sitting in Austin, Texas in bed in the guest room of two friends … Continue reading day 17
I'm reading a book about climate change. Scientifically, climate change is scary. But this book is giving me so much anxiety and dread for our environmental future. Like, I'm picturing a desert wasteland where we fight each other for food and water. At some point in this fight, you've gotta be the optimist. I already … Continue reading The convincing problem
I want to make another argument for the zero waste movement. This movement, for me, is about owning less and using less. It's about being more aware of what I'm putting in and on my body. Being good to the earth is a positive side effect of this movement, of course, but I have to … Continue reading Confident.
Since starting a zero waste journey, I've been trying to keep in mind that not everyone can take the steps I can. I shared on my Instagram, but I'll repeat it here: I want to tell you all that it's okay if you can't do it. I'm coming from privilege that allows me to be … Continue reading Save the Earth (No Money Necessary)
So as to not waste your time, I'll tell ya this post is about the following: I've recently taken my first baby steps into a zero waste lifestyle and I want to tell everyone that it really isn't as hard as I thought it would be. This post is about my background with the earth, … Continue reading the Beginning of a Journey