Category Archives: #Litterati

Del Rio’s Green Team Dream

When I walk at the beach, I often stop and scan the ocean out to the horizon. I notice the surfers as they wait patiently for the perfect wave, and I watch seabirds soaring overhead as they search for something … Continue reading

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What Is Hope?

Hope is taking action and becoming part of the solution… I found a water bottle on the beach last week. There wasn’t anything unusual about that. Every time I go to the beach, I pick up several empty beverage containers, … Continue reading

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A Purple Balloon

I was inspired by the incredible ideas shared at the San Diego Area Writing Project’s Fall Conference yesterday morning, and my mind was reeling as I stopped at my favorite Carlsbad beach on the way home. I didn’t expect to … Continue reading

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The most exciting thing about SDAWP’s Photo Voices and our predetermined prompts has become the unexpected directions in which my thinking travels. This week we have been noticing patterns, and once again, I have found inspiration while walking at the … Continue reading

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Bottle Walk

The learning walk that I planned to take at the beach turned into a bottle walk — many single-use plastic bottles littered the shoreline all along my way. I gathered up at least sixteen bottles in less than an hour … Continue reading

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Abandoned Yellow Bucket

As I contemplate my week with yellow, the abandoned beach bucket stands out for many reasons. Of course, I am proud that Litterati noticed my photograph and made it their pic of the day on their Facebook and Google+ pages. … Continue reading

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