Tag Archives: kindness of strangers

Bring It

Written by Nicholas Jansen, Social Media Coordinator, Team East One of the most common questions I have been asked this summer is, “What do you like best about Climate Summer?” Some people would guess the bike rides, the independence, the … Continue reading

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Zen Rooms: Broken Assumptions and New Connections

Posted on behalf of Kelly Chen, Media Coordinator for Team North Shore The zen room surprised me. I admit that I am new to churches, so many of my expectations of spiritual places have been broken already. But an airy, … Continue reading

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Hull, MA

Written by Aaron Morales, New Media Coordinator for Team Massachusetts The windmill spins like a mighty king welcoming his beloved soldiers.  My team and I rode into Hull after a long day of wrong turns and hissy fits. As we … Continue reading

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Climate Summer Reflection No.1

Posted by Jayson Castillo, Video Coordinator for Team RICONN It always struck me how upset people get– how tense their body language becomes, how their face turns an awful look of discomfort, how their entire physiological response is discomfort when … Continue reading

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Lexington, MA

Written by Aaron Morales, New Media Coordinator, Team Massachusetts Lexington, MA is an amazing town with very powerful people. We were met with a potluck, which had so much food that we were able to pack it all and eat … Continue reading

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All Goats All the Time

Written by Becky Palermo, Media Coordinator, Team Massachusetts I am an unabashed dog person. My teammates can probably attest to the number of times I’ve joked about making stops to pet dogs a team norm, or left poor Murtaza holding … Continue reading

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“The Island President” Part One

Written by Julia Barnes, Video Co-Coordinator, Team Massachusetts June 26, 2012 – Lexington MA When my teammate, Murtaza Nek, excitedly told me we were being honored with the opportunity to view a screening of  “The Island President” at the Kendall … Continue reading

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In-Kind-ness

Written by Ann DeSanctis, Program Coordinator, Team New Hampshire With a food budget of $5 per person per day and no room and board budget to speak of, we are indescribably grateful to the all of the people who fed, … Continue reading

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The impact of Big Ag on food prices

Written by Anna Larson, New Media Coordinator, Team New Hampshire When I was interviewing with colleges as a part of the college application process, my mom would always tell me I should prepare a few questions to have ready to … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom for Team RICONN

Posted by Sally Holmes, Media Coordinator, Team RIConn In just four days of biking, Team RICONN has encountered numerous people stopping on the road to ask us just what we’re doing (which is fair considering we’re a convoy of six … Continue reading

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