In “Adrift,” Valorie Grace Hallinan reflects on a trip to Antarctica in light of the natural disasters in North America and around the world this summer. She keeps hope for collective action on climate change and, ultimately, a heightened consciousness for global human change.
The flute in this episode is “Reflections,” from Peaceful Journey, composed and performed by Jefferson Svengsouk and produced by Celestial Light Show (2015). The music is used by permission.
“From Where I Stand” is a Terrain.org audio series written and narrated by Valorie Grace Hallinan in which she follows our connection to the places we call home. Each audio essay explores the nexus between the built and natural environments, often building on the words of other writers, artists, and thinkers. Listeners will join Valorie for a brief, restorative journey, making connections that inspire greater care for their home, whatever environment that may be.