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    After reading a recent article (link to follow), I was reminded of how important the environment is and decided to take a few minutes and take action. How? By picking up trash.

    Was it fun? No. Was it gross? Yes. But it was a good use of the energy that I had. Am I saying that everyone should go and pick up litter on a Friday night? No. Certainly not, but I do encourage people to take time and notice. If you really think about it, the world we live in (right this minute), is all we really know. With that in mind, why would we not take care of it?

    It's alarming to me that people are still in denial about climate change. I'm not saying that picking up one bag of litter will change the world. At all. But I do think that we all can do our part. This world is full of so much LIFE. It's not always perfect, it's not always pretty, but it is ours. It seems to me that the one thing everyone could agree on, is finding ways to be more sustainable and helping to preserve this planet.

    I know that people will always be people and always have their opinions and that this whole thing might seem silly, but today I was inspired to do my part in every way possible. And in that moment, it was the ability to clean the sidewalk. Outside of this moment, I'll continue to live mindfully. I won't always get it right, but at least I'm trying.

    Here's to hoping we can all be inspired to make a difference, in whatever we're passionate about.

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