Thursday, April 21, 2016

S is for SAVE OUR PLANET #EarthDay #AtoZChallenge


S is for Save our Planet
 
Many people believe Planet Earth is indestructible. Earth may be shatterproof, if that is their idea of indestructible; or staunch, solid, and steadfast.
 
What I advocate for Earth Day is that everyone treat the planet as they do their own special private corner of the world, whether a bedroom, den, office, or a park bench under an old oak tree.
 
Pick up after yourself
Use what you need but don’t waste
Recycle
And buy a few eBooks in place of print books to help save a tree
 
Yes, trees are planted regularly to replace those cut down for making more houses and tables and school books and dressers and other necessities of the planet. The deforestation that caused the Great Peshtigo Firestorm of 1871 (more hellacious than the concurrent Chicago fire - Chicago just had better SEO to garner more attention at the time) is a thing of the past.
 
Are we small creatures capable of melting Greenland? 

Could fracking cause devastating earthquakes?
or
Will our Sun become a red planet and cause Earth to disintegrate? 

Wherever the truth lies for us in the next few billion years, we can choose to find ways to help keep our world intact and beautiful for now. For us. For our children and grandchildren. For future generations.
 
Today is Earth Day. 
To encourage the reading of non-pulp fiction,
I am offering my eBook, DEADLY AS NATURE,
FREE
 
 
 

 

20 comments:

  1. Good advice in that post. We should all treat the Earth with the greatest respect.
    My other A to Z blog: That's Purrfect

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    1. Yes, especially now that we seem to be warming up more each day. Don't want to go the way of the dinosaurs just yet.

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  2. That's so wonderful of you to offer your book FOC on earth day. Truly walking the talk! Respect and admire you, Gail ♥

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    1. Thank you, Shilpa. I really do believe we can make a difference.

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  3. Thank you for the book, Gail. Will definitely check it out. Excellent post for Earth Day. :-)

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    1. Thank you, Denise, and thanks for visiting today. Hope you are enjoying the A to Z (definite) Challenge as much as I am.

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  4. Perfect message for this special day!

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    1. Thank you. I enjoyed your post about Sacre-Coeur also!

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  5. I'll never forget hearing a politician refer to global warming as an "ideology." As if you could choose to believe in it or not. Thanks for reminding us to save the planet!

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    1. Unfortunately, Elizabeth, entire societies believe there is no such thing as global warming or possible destruction of our planet. Everyone has a right to their opinion if it doesn't destroy the rights of others along the way.

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  6. I guess, without my thinking about it at all, I am helping the planet with all the books I download on my Nook!!

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    1. Yes, you are helping to unclutter the land, Paula. It's fun to find new ways to keep our planet beautiful. While I still enjoy reading a story from a printed book, my selections come from the library or used book sales. Of course, my collection of ebooks still outnumbers the stacks of books in my closet.

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  7. I guess, without my thinking about it at all, I am helping the planet with all the books I download on my Nook!!

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  8. Thanks for visiting, Paula. I enjoyed your School Days post today also.

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  9. Great post for Earth Day Well done.https://mhsusannematthews.wordpress.com

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    1. Thanks, Susanne, and thank you for visiting today.

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  10. I saw someone on Twitter tweet a picture about Earth Day and saving the earth and were hawking a paperback and all I could think was "shouldn't you be encouraging buying the ebook because then no paper?" Made me chuckle a little.

    ~Ninja Minion Patricia Lynne aka Patricia Josephine~
    Story Dam
    Patricia Lynne, Indie Author

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    1. It is kind of funny, Patricia, in an ironic sort of way. Of course, everything is presented in such scientific terms, sometimes it is difficult to know what exactly will or won't save the planet from destruction. We can only do what we can do.

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  11. Great post for Earth day... I'm also preferring digital over hard copies of the books. :)
    http://shinningappy.blogspot.in/

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  12. Thank you for visiting Arpita. Just think, only seven more letters!

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