Sustainable Living Fest 2012
The rhythm of her hula hoop put me in a trance….her dreadlocks swaying in concert with her hips and the hoop. Hairy armpits and legs, a not so firm belly exposed for all to see, see moved to the music with such confidence and joy I couldn’t keep my eyes off of her!
I experienced so many feelings and emotions that day…Houston, Texas, the Energy Capital of the world hosting a Sustainable Living Fest! Individuals coming together to demonstrate that living a sustainable lifestyle can be fun, sexy, functional and life changing.
What I learned this day is that any city in the world can move towards sustainability if it’s people…it’s soldiers….it’s eco-warriors come together with the same passion and determination to make a difference in their community, city, state and world.
It was HOT! but it could have been 30 degrees…people laughing, smiling, dancing, making new friends and connecting with old ones. I don’t mean to be dramatic but I really don’t think Houston will ever be the same after this unbelievable event! I am so proud and honored to have been part of it all.
The leaders, partners and collaborators of this event showed Houstonians they mean business. The movement to make Houston a more sustainable city is here to stay! Those that will join hands and run with us will grow and prosper in ways they never thought possible. Those that say “This doesn’t affect me..” or “I don’t believe in this stuff” will sooner or later join us as the movement continues to grow.
There will be another Sustainable Living Fest in 2013 and I for one plan on being involved on many levels. No turning back now…the word is out! Houston is not just the Energy Capital of the World but a city on the brink of being one of the most Sustainable this country has ever known and that’s something I want to be part of…..