just checking in. i don't have a particular post in mind- more like a hodgepodge. eventually, this summer, i want to go through my house and make it 'greener.' i did not know that i needed to unplug my chargers that aren't in use- they draw electricity. i figured if the chargers did- probably so did many of the other things i just leave plugged in all of the time. do i really need to leave the tv plugged in 24/7 when i hardly watch it? so- i thought i would label my strips so that i could unplug them from the wall when not in use. much easier than plugging and unplugging lots of individual plugs. i want to finish switching over to all fluorescent bulbs too. really, my electricity usage is much more than my natural gas usage- so i want to decrease that.
i think i am going to have to start another compost bin. we get so much junk mail that i just don't have room to add much more to the bin i have. i try to stop the mail before it comes, but it is virtually impossible. i think credit card companies should be forced to pay for their junk mail by the pound. ridiculous. the veggies are going wild. lettuce is done. i planted squash and have been harvesting beans regularly. this has definitely been a learning experience for me.
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