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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

August 23, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Double the Trouble

By | Aug 23, 2014

I sat down beside a bubbling stream near our campsite, dipped my feet into the cool water and wrote Rob a letter. I described to him the beauty of Colorado, the physical challenge of walking 15 to 20 miles each day and the incredible new family I had acquired in the Marchers. I ended the letter by begging him to come out and see it for himself.

Crossing Over

By | Aug 22, 2014

Each marcher passed through the portal individually. On the Colorado side of the portal there was a bowl, and as each marcher passed through we poured some of our water into the bowl and announced what we were leaving behind and what we looked forward to moving into Nebraska.

A Vow of Silence

By | Jun 25, 2014

The purpose of constantly having someone silent on the march is so we can represent those who have no voice in this issue. It is my turn to carry this torch. Ben just finished his 10 day silence, and in his place I will be silent for a week

Come What May

By | Jun 23, 2014

As we are now entering summer in the Midwest, the Climate March is preparing to deal with major storms, including tornadoes.

America the Beautiful

By | Jun 20, 2014

Here lies Berenice Tompkins, dead from pollution from tar sands oil refineries like Suncor. She breathed the air and it killed her. What world are we living in where we have no clean air? Let Berenice’s death be a reminder to all of us of those who have been silenced, sickened, and killed by air pollution…

Colorado Springs

By | Jun 15, 2014

While I’m on the march, I want to focus less on the material world and more on the finer things; nature, friendships, music, making a difference in my world, and my personal development.

Faces and Stories

By | Jun 7, 2014

In Fort Garland, Colorado, we had a stay day and camped for two nights across the street from the old fort, which is now a museum.

Pushing it to the Limits

By | May 31, 2014

On the walk, we have a few personal vehicles, which are used as “sag wagons” or “blister buses.” They provide support for the marchers throughout the day of walking, either by giving them water or gear.

Bringers of the Rain

By | May 25, 2014

Note: For more pictures, follow me on Twitter (@viridorari) and Instagram (bluegirl3666)
First Day: May 24th
I can’t ever say enough about how incredible my first day was.

Two Practice Walks

By | May 22, 2014

As I walk across the country in the Great March for Climate Action I will be blogging about my adventures here at The Ithacan and also on my personal blog (http://viridorari.blogspot.com).