How will we live tomorrow? – Responses

How will we live tomorrow?

“Part of me wants to live in the world of Mad Max, but I just want to ride my bike and hang with my family.”

Evan O’Toole, Structural Engineer, Laramie, WY

How will we live tomorrow?

“I want a boyfriend with teeth and a job and a car.”

DaNae, Administrator at Nuclear Power Plant, St. Could, MN

How will we live tomorrow?

“We all have to get along. People, trees, grass. This is all we have.”

Byron Peterson, Humanist, Scottsbluff, NE

How will we live tomorrow?

“We will live tomorrow in a red jeep wrangler in Steamboat Springs, in a brown house with a red door. Alternating months I will go to my friend’s house in Taos in an earth ship. I’m going to work as a CSI person, live happily, and die in my sleep.”

Anna Lipker, age 15, Fort Collins, CO

How will we live tomorrow?

“I want to make something of myself, to become a pediatrician.”

Tamara White, American Youth Program saleswoman, Scottsbluff, NE

How will we live tomorrow?

“We have to create lifestyles that enable people to ride their bike.”

Travis Neidert, Subway store owner, Fort Collins, CO

How will we live tomorrow?

“That’s a pretty deep question. I want to respond to how we ‘should’ live: consciously, aware of others, aware of the environment. People buy so much more than we can use, then throw the rest away. We need to be live more consciously of all things.”

Devon Merrican, The Mixing Bowl, Gering NE

How will we live tomorrow?

“We are not going to live significantly different tomorrow than today. Same stuff.”

Bruce Becker, Accountant, Fort Collins, CO

How will we live tomorrow?

“Keep breathing, with joyful spirit.”

Linda Cardinal, Graduate student in nutrition, Laramie, WY

How will we live tomorrow?

“We are getting married on Saturday.”

Page and Brad, University of Wyoming Graduate Students, Laramie, WY

How will we live tomorrow?

“It’s a complex question. What is the time frame? What is the future? When I read it I asked myself, ‘Why is the question so big?’ I want to answer how we should live tomorrow. We can make the world better with more mindfulness, more consciousness. We are making smaller communities where people are pursuing local foods, local interests. Maybe we’ll all move into a leisure economy. Why should we all work?”

Camilla Kristensen, Scientist, Fort Collins, CO

How will we live tomorrow?

“I know how I’d like to live tomorrow, but I’m not sure how we will live tomorrow. Personally, we will live with more squirrels and rabbits. They are multiplying.”

Susan, extraordinary cook, St. Cloud, MN

How will we live tomorrow?

“I want to ride a double century. Maybe to Fergus Falls and back.”

John, Air Force veteran, electrician, cyclist, St. Cloud, MN

How will we live tomorrow?

“Better than today.

Phil Cardinal, cycling enthusiast, Laramie, WY

How will we live tomorrow?

“I am going to have one of those BMW cars with a fake grass lawn and salt water pool. I want to live in a penthouse. And I’m not going to have any kids because they are noisy.”

Alex Lipker, age 13, Fort Collins, CO

How will we live tomorrow?

“Tomorrow is going to come so you might as well prepare.”

Sarah, convenience store clerk, Longmont, CO

Last summer Sarah was homeless. She wound up in Boulder. “It is the most wonderful place on earth. Everyone is happy to see you and accept you.”

How will we live tomorrow?

“I don’t know. I am not the Creator. I am from Dallas. To make that projection would be to play god.”

Kenny Ivory, American Youth Program saleswoman, Scottsbluff, NE

 

 

 

 

 

 

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About paulefallon

Greetings reader. I am a writer, architect, cyclist and father from Cambridge, MA. My primary blog, theawkwardpose.com is an archive of all my published writing. The title refers to a sequence of three yoga positions that increase focus and build strength by shifting the body’s center of gravity. The objective is balance without stability. My writing addresses opposing tension in our world, and my attempt to find balance through understanding that opposition. During 2015-2106 I am cycling through all 48 mainland United States and asking the question "How will we live tomorrow?" That journey is chronicled in a dedicated blog, www.howwillwelivetomorrw.com, that includes personal writing related to my adventure as well as others' responses to my question. Thank you for visiting.
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2 Responses to How will we live tomorrow? – Responses

  1. latovich says:

    love these

    Like

  2. paulefallon says:

    I am very keen on the fifteen year old who begins describing her car and house and winds with dying happily in her sleep. She is the only person who’s mentioned how she will die as part of how we will live.

    Like

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