An attempt to start my writing habit will protrude obstacles of many kinds. Topics to writing include veganism, spirituality, exercise, travel, science, and relationships. My practice to motivate a writing practice at the early stages comes with a barrier to be focused, in tune with life around me, and whether…


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Frozen pipes, icy roads, and blackouts. I have seen wild weather, but this is a first for Louisiana. Climate change is not just global warming pertaining to temperature rise, it appears to be weather extremes — such as the polar ice storms — shocking us across the nation.

Al Roker…


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Welcome to the era of climate change. All over the world, planet Earth is transforming. I am speaking about the effects of climate change. To be specific, coastal changes as felt through residents of coastal Louisiana. People understand how important coastal systems and processes are to the longevity of people…


Once and for all, you have seeds.

From the beginning, the world stopped. I saw the environment change course. Carbon dioxide decreased, transportation was suspended, animals roamed the empty streets humans once preoccupied. For almost three months, nature was taking a different direction. There is hope for a better future…


Environmental Justice for All and Leadership through Uncertainty

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In our society today, there is a need for conscious thoughts and actions aligning with the future of our planet and all humankind. Solutions involve sustainability and renewable resources for future generations of all races. …


In the morning, birds need time to sing. Due to climate change and new priorities, humans are getting up earlier. Birds compete with the noises of humans. The Northern Mockingbird, Cardinal, and Blue Jay are ones to get up earlier to get that morning feed. …


What is the first thought that emerges when you think about marriage? Let’s define this. Marriage involves two people trying to navigate life together. Communicating each other’s needs above their own, giving comfort after family issues that arise, preparing meals for each other, taking long walks, raising children, taking ballroom…


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In our society, antidepressants have become an addiction to save us from the present emotional moment such as depression. We have exceeded our capacity for drugs that we perceive to make us happier. …


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The sound of buzzing is everywhere. From the time I wake up the buzz of cicadas storming through the Mississippi River swamp acts as my alarm clock to start the day. Not to mention these bugs can vary in size. Microscopic insects penetrate the smallest of cracks and crannies usually…


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Today, I just would like some good coffee to drink.

During this global pandemic, I have strongly encouraged myself to lower my expectations of productivity throughout my days. …

Joseph Kieffer

Exploring the possibilities of the scientific method are needed to bring about change. As an environmental scientist, I explore nature in depth.

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