On When You’ve Only Seen The Setting Sun Twice in Two Months
And it wasn’t because you lived in Seattle. But rather, because the place in which you lived was so heavily polluted by people and industry that the earth wasn’t able to satisfactorily clean the atmosphere.
You get REALLY excited to see a sunset. And subsequently REALLY depressed about what humans are doing to our planet.
This was the first:
And this was the second (and last):
Where to go from there? Hmmmmm. Global warming, yea. Asthma, yes. Acid rain, yum. And here I am, helping contribute to it all. As a consumer, as a human. And now I’m really stuck, where do I go from here, what meaningful impact can I have? I can live as mindfully and consciously as I can, and teach my children the same. I can be aware of the decisions I make as a human and as a consumer and the impact they have on the earth and its people. I can use public transportation whenever possible, reuse before recycling, eat mostly plants, love my fellow humans, and not be too hard on myself when I stagger (among MANY other things).