Eric Wolfgang Nelson by Patrick Lanham
WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House of Representatives passed the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act on Thursday night by a vote of 253 to 170. What may appear to be a mundane spending bill includes a number of measures meant…
Why isn’t this being talked about?
Our government is literally silencing scientists in regards to climate change.
(Source: The Huffington Post)
A storm has been quietly brewing inside me for a while. Denial and fear have kept it from spilling out, but I think it’s all about to unleash. And I’m terrified of the consequences.
I’m starting to cry just thinking about it. It’s not like I haven’t been in this situation before, I just didn’t think I’d be in it again anytime soon, if ever. I thought this time was different, was going to last.
Everything before has burned out. This time it’s fading away, and it I can’t believe how much more difficult it feels. How much more uncertain I feel.
How do you know when to let go?
"So one of our owners Judi was walking on the beach this morning cleaning up the junk that washed into shore and finds a bottle with a message in it. There is also some sand and 2 one dollar bills. Once we get it open and read the notes we find out that it is in fact NOT sand. It is the ashes of this woman’s husband of 27 years named Gordon. She writes that He loved to travel so she sent him traveling in a bottle with a note and money for someone to call home and tell her where he landed. He started at Big Pine Key in March of 2012 and then went to Islamerada where someone found him. They added a note and sent him traveling again and he landed on our beach in Key Colony. Judi called the wife in Tennessee who was excited to know of Gordon’s travels! Judi added her note, we put him in a rum bottle (you know added a little fun to his trip) with the three notes. We added another dollar in case Gordon travels far and a long distance call is needed. We will be having a memorial service or celebration of his life on our beach later today before sending him on his way again. Only our sister Judi could find a dead guy on our beach!”
Humanity: one awesome story at a time. Gods speed, Gordon. May the tides and currents take you to shores you only dreamed of in life.
This is by far the coolest thing I have read. Amazing.