Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy Birthday, Earth!

It's been a year of ups and downs, with some bad environmental policy decisions but also some green good news stories. When my birthday comes up, I think about what I've accomplished over the past year, and I start planning how to reach my next goals. Well, it's not my birthday, but in many ways, New Year's is like the planet's birthday. Instead of dwelling on the good things that didn't happen and the bad things that did, at the end of December I put my mental energy towards a hopeful and optimistic attitude for our collective future. I'm not expecting that 2012 will provide solutions to all of our environmental problems, but I'm sure we can make some great things happen. So happy New Year, dear readers, and Happy Birthday, Earth!




Photo of earth used under Creative Commons from blueforce4116 (flickr).

9 comments:

  1. Love, hope and optimism! I really believe in those three words - positivity really goes a long, long way. Happy New Year!

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  2. It definitely does, Sherry, because we know we can accomplish nothing with negativity and despair. Here's to a great start to 2012!

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  3. Thanks Scott! Let's keep the hope this strong for the whole year.

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  4. Here's to all the trash of 2011 staying firmly in that year, and 2012 being bright, clean, and hopeful!

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  5. Happy 2012 Andrea!Great things will happen this year.

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  6. Thanks Marc, thanks Lori! 2012 will be great because more and more of us are fighting the good fight.

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  7. Right back at you, Darcy. Looking forward to the next Food Forward event!

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