If each person in Minnesota picked up the same amount of trash I've collected so far in 2020, it would result in 588,326,410 pounds of trash being removed from our streets, parks and waterways. *Based on 2019 U.S. Census Bureau data that estimates Minnesota's population at 5,639,632. Trash Collected as of November 1, 2020: 104.32 … Continue reading Ten Months of Stewardship
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Getting Into a New Routine
I don't know about you, but finding a new routine has really been helping me get a sense of normalcy right now. I've spent more time online than ever. I've been more social than ever. I've been taking great comfort in all of the interaction. I've been connecting with friends, making news ones and generally … Continue reading Getting Into a New Routine
Making Change One Hike at a Time
#13hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: West River Parkway, City of Minneapolis Love Your Trail : Trash the Trash Event hosted by Ruth's Blue Marble I believe in the power of action. What better way to show you mean what you say by doing an act that demonstrates your commitment. As a woman on … Continue reading Making Change One Hike at a Time
A Moment of Gratitude
With the coming holiday of Thanksgiving in the U.S. I have been reflecting a lot on how I got here to this place in my life of hiking. The people and places that have shaped my experiences.
2019 National Clean Up Day : September 21, 2019
It's hard to believe how quickly a week can pass. More unbelievable to me is the willingness of the people I've gotten to know who will show up to help with a messy job.