"My part-time county job was eliminated at a meeting held on Halloween, 2017. That was my personal watershed moment. Universally, we are all the crocodile, crying a river about this watershed moment in human history, when climate change is threatening our very existence. But we cannot seem to act to save ourselves. Climate change refugees in the animal world are already on the move. Soon it will not be surprising to find a stubby squid in my shed in Wisconsin instead of a possum."