Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017

cincinnati road trip

2016 is finally coming to an end. Time flies when you’re having fun, but even faster when you’re busy. There isn’t much to sum up about this blog because, let’s face it, it hasn’t been around for very long. However, launching Little Blue Earth has had its good and bad moments. Like all things, it’s […]

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A Quick Thank You

coral bay beer

Thanksgiving is a time for friends and families to come together. We share meals, laugh together, and make beautiful memories. For some people, coming together in person isn’t always possible. Thousands of miles lay between loved ones, leaving months or years until they see each other again. Lucky for us in the 21st century, we […]

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Why I Love America: Moving Forward

beautiful world mural

Like millions of people around the world, I’ve been deeply affected by the recent U.S. elections. I have lived in various parts of the United States, and will visit my 30th and 31st states in the next two months. I’ve loved this country dearly and have learned a lot from the people, the different states, […]

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Where Are You From? Travel and Empathy

where are you from

Over the course of my life, I’ve grown accustomed to a certain type of social exchange when introducing myself: Hi, I’m Esther. Nice to meet you. What do you do? Maybe not quite so direct, but you see my point. Inquiring about a person’s profession is normal and even expected during any conversation in the […]

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