I am currently taking part in a collaborative creative challenge through an organization called SustainUs. Our first prompt that we are working from asks us for our personal
"Why do we choose to engage in the movements for climate justice?"
I have accompanied my story with a series of images that I took of my friend Nicole DeRose in the Olinda Forest here on Maui nearly a year ago. Sometimes I hang on to images waiting for the right fit to words. As I was writing this, these images came again and again to me.
I decided they should be placed here.
More Than Just One Tree: