It’s Earth Day!


Categories: Green, holidays

8 replies

  1. I’m still here on this earth, for right now… I’m feeling pretty good about it. Can’t really comment on the future, not having been there, and I probably won’t get too far.
    It’s a shame that we didn’t listen to Bob Dylan 50 years ago… or was that Jim Morrison… “what have we done to our fair sister, we’ve… and … and … and ripped her”

    • Dylan and a lot of his peers knew exactly what was happening. 50 years later, we’re still trying to convince the skeptics. I imagine it will be like putting a frog in cold water and then bringing it to a boil. The frog will never know what happened.

  2. Happy Earth Day PT. Love the image! 😀

  3. Very nice above the water in the picture. Is the whale jumping for joy? I suspect not, for below the surface lie endless miles of abandoned trawl lines, netting, pollution and detritus from the Japanese tsunami. She is trying to escape. 😦

    • I thought of it as a celebration in beautiful blue water that — at the rate we’re going — will be neither beautiful nor blue much longer. The whales are endangered, the ocean is endangered, the Earth itself is endangered.

  4. Despite it all, sometimes you just have to jump and shout – glad this one feels so good…sort of like singing “twist and shout” on the first warm sunny day of spring.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." ~ Edmund Burke

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