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It Was A Front Line Holiday


Today I am preparing to make the last run of toys and gifts for A Front Line Holiday. This 100 percent volunteer driven initiative began last year in response to the great economic need through the holidays, of families living on the Front Line of extreme energy production and climate change. 1,142 more words

What Do Rosa Parks, MLK, Nelson Mandela and a Mother of Six Have In Common?

Yesterday, December 5, 2013, I celebrated my 45th birthday.

Every year on this date, I make a point to start my day by being mindful and thankful. 1,339 more words


Dec. 5, 2013  By Jack Jodell.      

‘Tis the gift-giving season, and I can think of no better place to spend money than on the children and families whose lives were, … 803 more words


Human Rights Advocate, Community Organizer, Journalist & Mother of Six

STORM SURGE is a visual narrative that follows the lives of five unsung heroes as they work to rebuild their livelihoods and communities in the wake of historic national disasters. 45 more words

Tombstone of the Atchafalaya

On one of my trips exploring the Atachafalaya Basin, I found this old cypress stump, a testament to the destructive and wasteful logging practices of the 1800’s, some of which continues to this day. 28 more words

When Oil and Corexit Mix

How toxic is the oil dispersant Corexit when mixed with oil?

In the wake of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Catastrophe and the subsequent use of 2 million gallons of the oil dispersant Corexit to disperse an estimated 250-300 million gallons of oil, we find ourselves asking this question almost everyday. 281 more words

Making It Happen!

As the planet’s climate and weather patterns change as a negative feedback response to global warming and our collective addiction to fossil fuels, communities throughout the world will need to develop and implement innovative strategies to adapt to climate change, build disaster resilient and sustainable communities, and action oriented citizens. 137 more words