Southern Illinois

Our Latest Electric Car Adventures

In May of 2019, my wife Grace and I purchased a fully electric 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf. I wrote a travelogue about my adventurous road trip from Memphis, TN to Carbondale, IL. Now, it’s time for an update about what owning an electric car in Southern Illinois has been like so far.

Posted in Electric Cars, IL, Personal, Politics, Southern Illinois

Our First Electric Car

My wife and I just bought our first electric car! We couldn’t find what we were looking for in Southern Illinois, so we bought one in Memphis. The tricky part was getting it home! This is the story of our new car and the journey to bring it back home.

Posted in Carbondale, Climate, Electric Cars, Global Warming, IL, Personal, Southern Illinois

Spring is Coming

Spring is coming.

Carbondale Spring is a visionary development proposal for the city of Carbondale, Illinois. This proposal serves as both a local response to the global climate crisis and as a solution to many other challenges and needs facing Carbondale on a local and regional level.

Posted in Carbondale Spring, Climate Justice, Environmental Justice, Global Warming, IL, Politics, Southern Illinois, Voting

Finding Climate Courage

Extinction Rebellion by Julia Hawkins

What we need in 2019 is climate courage. We need to act boldly and decisively for climate justice. Climate justice delayed is climate justice denied. Let’s not wait another 12 years, or 2 years, or even a single day. It’s time for climate action now.

Posted in Climate, Climate Justice, Global Warming, Personal, Southern Illinois
My name is Treesong. I'm a father, author, talk radio host, and Real Life Superhero. I live in Carbondale, Southern Illinois. I write novels, short stories, and poetry, mostly about the climate.

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