19 Jun '11, 4pm

A Fathers Day Conversation: What Happened To Renewable Energy?

A Fathers Day Conversation: What Happened To Renewable Energy?

After reading Laurie David’s inspiring, informative, and thoroughly enjoyable new book, The Family Dinner , it validated the importance of engaging in family dinnertime discussions. My nest is mostly empty, so my husband, Ted and I generally eat without our kids (who live in another city). Ted is an environmental planner, and many of our dinnertime conversations are eco-driven. As Laurie says in her book…“Dinner Spreads Love” Ted passionately looks at the big picture and long-term consequences. I passionately focus on day-to-day green actions . He puts together documents that are big enough to sit on. I write snippets for blogs that you could tuck into your pocket. Our approach is different, but we are generally on the same page. It was excessively hot in the Northeast last week, and Ted announced that we should probably eat something that we don’t have to cook. The mere m...

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