It’s August already and time to think about how you want to spend your last weeks of summer. Have you gotten through your summer bucket list? If you don’t have one, or have already completed it, here are five things to do before the summer ends that will maximize your enjoyment of the local harvest and beautiful weather. This is the time of year when farms are bursting with corn, tomatoes, eggplant, summer squash, beans, cucumbers, peppers and more.
I’m reading Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical, Laudato Si, which unabashedly describes environmental degradation as “a tragic consequence” of unchecked human activity and our greatest sin.
Since we’re the ones to blame for the sad state of the earth, each of us must work towards solving the problems contributing to the destruction of our “common home.”