As I have written here several times, I turned 50 in May and have been reflecting and writing about the lessons that I have learned in the past 50 years.
I have shared with Care2 readers that these lessons often come from surprising places, including my garden. These life lessons have also come from sources you’d expect, too, especially from my father, who not only taught me how to be more green, but who “walks the walk” by his own example.
While I was taking my walk this morning, I passed by the elementary school that I actually went to as a child, and got to thinking about some of the things I learned while in school. Some of them are obvious, but some aren’t. Yet when I reflect on them, they make complete sense now. Some are strictly green lessons, while some are much deeper than that.
Here are a few of these lessons:
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