More Messages to the Future
Dear Future Explorers,
I am often faced with the question: why do I care so much about this pale blue dot that we inhabit?
BATMAN SAYS, “LISTEN!”
How can I help you save the world and our country?
I promise to do all within my power to create a world that’s safe for you and your generation.
Dear future generations,
My hope for you is that you can have equal experiences with nature that I was able to have with my dad.
Dear Great Grandchildren,
If you are reading this, you probably inherited my fascination with ancestry, and the way it uncovers incredible stories of unlikely survival.
We had a lot in common obviously, and our concern for the planet we live on was one of the many things we bonded over.
Dear Children and Grandchildren,
I see a world full of hope fueled by the desire for change.
Hope we get to have that snowball fight I always dreamed we’d have.
Queridos amigos sobrevivientes.
Quiero pensar que ustedes serán la diferencia, que tomaran más actos sobre el asunto y no dejaran que nada los detenga.
Aos meus sobrinhos queridos, Ana Laura, Luis Carlos e Helloísa,
Talvez eu não esteja viva para ver alguma mudança, mas espero que vocês vejam e tenham um mundo melhor em 2050. Plantei um ipê rosa e outro amarelo, que eles estejam florindo até 2050.
I promise to shop at more farmer’s markets.
I’m not allowed to talk about climate change around family; as my mom warned me, “climate change is not something that people think about in Mississippi.” But I’m worried for my family’s future.