For the past 3 weekends I have been camping. The first I went to Olympia with my 2 best friends and my mom. We spend the day hiking on Evergreen College campus on a trail that lead to the water. As we were walking we met up with some locals our age and hung out with them. They lead us to a bluff where we could see the whole straight. As my friend Anton and I looked out on the horizon we talked about how humans are a parasite to the earth. He wishes he was born in a time before the industrial revolution so he could live a more primitive lifestyle. I began to understand where he was coming from regardless of technological and medical advances since then I feel I would be happier living in a log cabin. Continue reading Nature
Water, light and my life in Seattle.
I am 16 year old and I live in the Seattle area. I am a sophmore in highschool and I cannot stop thinking about what is next for my life. I don’t know where I am headed but I am doing everything in my power to ensure that the future that will come is the best outcome for my life. I am constantly wondering and trying to find out what is next but that distracts me from the present. I don’t know whether I have any control anyway which is what I am constantly battling with. My connection to people and spirituality I hope will allow for my life and myself to grow in a positive manner without carrying me too far off the track I would be on if I did not care. Continue reading Life Question 1