GDI

I’m a suburban girl, like millions across the land. My early childhood was spent in various (mostly western) suburbs of Chicago. My years were splintered into stints of various town/home/school combos, where we landed for a period of time due to the latest parental job. I don’t remember much about these years in the ‘burbs, but they were formidable enough to make their mark. Somehow, at...Read More

Vision in an Eclipse

Here's a picture of today's solar eclipse from the vantage of St. Louis. As Sky Sisters, we would be remiss to not mention this AMAZING sky event, right?! While today's event had nothing to do with our minuscule selves in this gigantic galaxy (outside of the fact that we could sit back and enjoy it), we all *critically* need to have a baseline understanding of science,...Read More

The Woman We Need Most

She has a power and grace that is loved and appreciated in some form by everyone which is particularly remarkable because she doesn’t communicate verbally. She doesn’t speak. Most don't seem to think it’s necessary to hear from her. They're content — even happy — that she won’t engage in a conversation. There are those, after all, who think that women should be seen not heard,...Read More

Why Sky?

First of all, if you've found us, hurray! Now, you may be wondering about our name, The Sky Sisters. It's not immediately apparent what we're all about, right? After an 'experiment' on a previous project, it's been intentional to be a bit elusive this time around and open-ended. We wanted a positioning that allows leeway, movement and the ability to delve into a variety of topics...Read More

A Guilt-Free Home

As Climate Reality Leaders, we regularly present to any of a variety of groups about the situation at hand with our changing climate. The cornerstone of these presentations is the slideshow by former Vice President Al Gore as was first introduced to the world in the film "An Inconvenient Truth" in 2006. The slideshow has been constantly updated with the latest data and talking points by...Read More