More Messages to the Future
You are so small. So innocent. So beautiful. For you and for everyone else, I will try harder.
AMORI MIEI EMMA DOMINGA E MAMMA AURELIE
Mamma e Papà cercano insieme sempre di darti il meglio però anche tu dovrai fare la tua parte nel mondo.
Dear Nieces and Nephews,
Last week I took you to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline.
To my wide-eyed warrioresses,
Since my two daughters emerged into this world, all of my tomorrows have become more dear.
I hope we can pass on a better place to live so that my grandchildren and their future children can enjoy the beauty of nature that our wonderful God has given us.
My dear granddaughter Christy,
My own curiosity and knowing what a caring, aware young woman you are help me override despair.
I promise I will eat vegan, organic, locally grown, and seasonal.
I’ve been so busy since 2012 working towards getting a price on carbon.
Don’t use plastic straws!
I promise I will take short showers, eat less meat, and buy local more often.
To My Future Nephews,
I want you to see those corn fields in the north, the beautiful beaches down in Florida, and the stars in the woods at night.