We celebrated Earth Day this past week which was"a pivotal opportunity for individuals and governments to join together and create a global green economy".
This was the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and it is no secret that we have been less than gracious to ever-giving Gaia.
Big changes may come if we refuse to make little changes now.
As a child I was always moved by that television commercial with the American Indian who rides his horse through the debris and pollution of our once beautiful landscape and sheds a quiet, helpless tear.
And that was quite a while ago; before we knew about global warming, the melting ice caps or the hole in the ozone layer. The poor guy would really be a mess nowadays.
Thankfully, there are folks out there making those little adjustments in their daily lives to help stave off a future too frightening to ponder.
Todd Parr, an author with a big heart (as evidenced by the fact that he personally sent me autographed copies of 5 of his wonderful books along with other goodies), writes of some ways children can make our world a place where we are all "happy and healthy!"