What is our relationship to this fragile Earth, our island home?
I’m a carpenter’s daughter. My father built the suburban Chicago house of my childhood with his own hands in the evenings after working his for-pay job. Suburban sprawl put food on my table and paid half my college tuition where in environmental science classes I was taught about its horrors.
In a difficult time, Earth Day reminds us to get ourselves and our kids into the dirt for health and healing.