But I worry. I am my father’s daughter and have inherited a number of traits from him. Is it possible that I also unconsciously disparage other people’s experience?
I don’t know why, but the thing about climate change that most excites (and distresses) me is not the science or the economics. It’s the talking and listening part.
I tell my acupuncturist about my promise and ask her if she’d be willing to answer two questions. She’s game. After all, she’s holding the needles.
A friend and I went on an LA Urban Adventure of our own making. She walked a mile to my house and together we walked another mile to a hip restaurant on La Brea. This was the first day of my challenge, so by this accident of fate, she was my first guinea pig. I was a little nervous about asking her the questions.
I’m taking on a climate change conversation challenge. You’ve heard of the No Complaining Challenge where the goal is to go without complaining for thirty consecutive days. This is like that but different.