Note: There is language visible in some of the photos – all of which are mine – that is potentially not suitable for work or for children. I am one of the lucky ones.
Snippets of conversation overheard followed by derisive snorts and unflattering comments. Do I speak up now? Do I shield the ears of the nearby children from those harmful words, no matter at whom they’re directed? Or do I not rock the boat and remain silent?
The headlines from Flint, Michigan and the First Nations communities across Canada had me wondering what was being done to improve the quality of water here and across the globe. This is my initial foray into understanding what’s happening. (Yes, I’m late to the game.)
I’ve hit that point of my life where I can’t stand quietly and watch when I could be doing something to better a situation.
On a rainy Thursday night in Toronto I ventured down to Evergreen Brick Works to listen to a panel discuss how Toronto can use its ravine system to “enrich the health and happiness of our families and community.”