In Search of Holy Places
To Everything There is a Season
Every year for the last 20 years, we had sown seeds on December and then harvested a predictable volume on February. It was perfectly orchestrated. The plants would shoot up, bud, and then burst forth in blossom for Valentine’s Day. There was a season for everything: “a time to plant; a time to pluck up […]More
Weather or Not, it’s a wet summer
I’m sitting here shivering because I wore the wrong clothes. Light and sleeveless and of course bright orange, just because it’s summer. But the weather’s been in such hurry that it’s raining in March. I had a whole armoire of summer clothes and a flawless plan for our island getaway. What do I do with […]More
350 seeds on October 24, 2009.
We’re planting 350 seeds on October 24, 2009. Here’s the plan. Take one day and wield it to stop the climate from going haywire. October 24, 2009 is the International Day of Climate Action. The goal is, wherever you are on Oct. 24, organize an action using the number 350 as a symbol. Why 350? […]More
COP 15: Who gives a hoot?
I honestly had no clue. Except that a few weeks ago Climate Change stared me in the face: 700 dead and Metro Manila turning into Waterworld. A month’s worth of rain in a day escorted by a storm that would not leave. As if Nature is forewarning us: “You’re in deep water.” Climate Change and […]More