A recent Newsweek article offers up 10 “easy” tips towards green living for the new year. The idea of the article is that if everyone does their part with small things everyday, a big difference will be made in our net resource consumption.
In other words, instead of lambasting Humvee driving suburbanites, we can all just switch our incandescent light bulbs to compact fluorescent ones (ok, ok maybe a little lambasting too) and turn the lights out when we leave the room.
Imagine my surprise when at holiday dinner last week, my own father dropped Wikipedia into casual conversation. My father, whose e-mailing abilities are primitive at best. My father, who dials each digit rather than program his cell phone. My father, who would sooner pick up quill and parchment than a palm pilot or Bluetooth.
My father, the new shining beacon of hipness in a media-obsessed global climate.
As it turns out, Iâ€™m not the only one whoâ€™s taking notice of this omnipresent media madness.
The first photo of Jack Dolstad is from Olympic National Park, 1969. Jack Dolstad was an SCA supervisor Executive Director 1970-1975.
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NHCC Alumni Crew Leader Peter Andrew of Londonderry, NH at the Summer of Service Conference in DC. Peter was one of four youth invited to personally speak with President Clinton. Peter’s Alumni Crew had recently returned from Iowa, where they had worked on flood relief efforts.
I roll into work this Monday and all I can think about is black coffee. Walking down to the break room, past the festive looking mini Christmas tree, four large mysterious boxes from Denver, the small smÃ¶rgÃ¥sbord of mini cookies and the popcorn that I bet no one eats, I arrive at the break room. Then it hits me. I don't even like coffee. Then it hits me again. Four. Large. Boxes. From Denver. The SCA photo archive from the Denver Public Library is here! Whoever said all Mondays are lame obviously never got anything from the Denver Library.