Letters to the Editor

Welty letter: Environment

As I watch the snow coming down at 3 a.m., I think of what the human race is doing to each other and the environment. When I see a picture of an Idaho puma deformed, with teeth growing out of its forehead, and also hear of frogs deformed, I wonder about nature being out of balance. I sometimes wonder if the animals, creatures with wings and plants and trees are going to leave us soon. I hope not. How will humans survive without them? Some thoughts come to mind:

1. Don’t have kids unless you really want them.

2. Don’t put medicine and other drugs down the sink and in the toilet.

3. Walk outside, even at 3 a.m. or 4 a.m. and even if it’s raining or snowing.

4. Think of things you can do to keep in balance with yourself and the environment.

Thank you for your efforts.

Mary E. Welty, Boise

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