Bare feet. Hula Hoops. Hippie skirts. Face paint. Live music. And a little bit of sunshine. It was the perfect way to celebrate the commencement of Earth Day.
As a tree huggin’ girl hailing from Boulder, Colorado, I am all about Earth Day. Spending a couple of hours Sunday afternoon at Thornden Park for NYPIRG’s “Sustain-A-Cuse” festival, I removed my Converse and mismatched socks, welcomed the long-missed sun and embraced the spirit of Earth Day.
NPIRG, if you don’t already know, is an environmental organization associated with both Syracuse University and SUNY ESF. Each year, NYPIRG hosts a celebration in light of Earth Day. (more…)