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Day 5: Time to Reflect

Look at that, we survived!

I hope you all have had time to sit and reflect on this project, particularly after class today. There seems to be a never-ending chain of bigger and bigger questions running through my head. I never thought that this project could force me to start thinking about things that I didn’t ever think could be connected, for example the idea of community that we talked about today.

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Day 4: Four down, three to go!

Hey everybody!

Today was the first day this week that I got ready for class with the lights on, due to my roommate getting ready for class as well. After a few consecutive days of quiet, dark mornings to start off my day, the light felt unnatural and a little weird. I had gotten used to waking up slowly, as well as letting my roommates sleep in peace with the lights off.

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Day 3: Hibernation is Key

Happy Wednesday Everyone!

I realized something life changing today. Four hours naps = four hours of zero impact on the earth. Excellent connection, I know. Absolutely life changing. I may or may not just be using this logic to make me feel better for wasting my days away sleeping in my bed…still. No impact. Go me.

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Day Two!

Day two guys. Hope you’re all surviving…

As I crawled into bed last night (…this morning) I began prepping myself for day 2 of No Impact Week. With both roommates asleep and the room pitch black, I deemed this my “ho-hum” time, and I sat and reflected on the first day of living with no impact.

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And so it begins…

Hey guys,

I have had just a great Day 1 of No Impact Week. I’ve discovered that my environmental impact will be quite minimal if I continue to sleep through my morning shower and breakfast, like I did today. Oops. I also discovered that instead of doing homework after class in my room with the lights off, I just took naps instead.

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