• The Environmental Parent, Trapped

    10 days ago - By National Geographic

    It's the middle of September, the world is in chaos, and I can't stop looking at my phone.
    That's not because I'm checking my email or twitter, anxious to see the latest in the constant churn of political news or the current tropical superstorm calamities. I gaze at my phone instead because it features a photo of my daughter dancing in the woods, taken during our mid-August camping trip.
    Our campsite had a semi-circle of trees and the ground in between them made for a terrible dance floor, all knotty with tree roots. And she danced in my wife's river sandals; it doesn't get more awkward...
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