Perception

Last night, we went to see George Orwell’s 1984, which played across North America as a reminder of our humanity vs. surveillance and misinformation by an oligarchy–completely pertinent now because the US government has suddenly clinched into what may become an oligarchy and has become a major source of lies. These lies have received the […]

Seasons

One of the greatest things about being outdoors is the awareness of seasons and their variances. I’m not one to care about seasons in the sense of fashion, flings, shopping, or consumer holidays–to me, the great outdoors is the place to recognize the variance of weather and wilderness (or at least urban parks!). Yesterday was […]

On Horseback

It’s that time of the year to listen to my special Christmas playlist when running, which consists mostly of Enya winter songs, Sarah MacLachlan, Beyonce (Ave Maria), Handel, James Taylor, and some old Irish harp music (as mentioned in a recent post). “On Horseback,” by Michael Oldfield, is another song that is reminiscent of winter, […]

The Paris Climate Talks and Global Climate Marches

Lots of people are taking not only to the streets but to the deserts and through snowstorms to get to, or march in, rallies around the globe–calling for climate action–coinciding with the climate talks in Paris, which begin November 30. After running a short recovery run today, I was blown away by reading about climate […]