23 Nov '11, 7pm

A Thanksgiving Thought: Why I Stopped Obsessing About Being Green via @renest

A Thanksgiving Thought: Why I Stopped Obsessing About Being Green via @renest

Is this you? Instead of seeing a table full of bounty and a time to be reflective and thankful, you see a turkey (inhumane! ), sweet potatoes and cranberries (not organic! ), green beans and pumpkin pie (full of BPA! ), and discarded leftovers (not composted! ). Let me offer some advice: you're missing out if you obsess about living green all the time, or if you continually obsess about other people NOT living green. I continue to make efforts to live a responsible, conscious life, but I am far from perfect. (Whatever "perfect" green living means. I don't know. Do you?) And what's more, I've discovered things that used to be important, well, aren't—at least not when they squelch everyone's merry mood or consume you to such a degree that you're incapable of enjoying the moment. One reader in a comment on the soapbox post said it this way: Things are what they are. If I were...

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