I've broached the topic of avoiding excesses, conservatism (in the context of energy usage), and lifestyle changes only in passing in a few of my posts but have not taken the time to write a comprehensive post with all my thoughts. I am glad someone else did. :)
The author is Marguerite Manteau-Rao, who in her own words is 'a bi-cultural product from
It is a nicely written post ...go read it at the original instead of me quoting bits and pieces here. Ok.. I'll excerpt one paragraph:
Every green drop counts. What I write here in this blog. What you write, either in your own blog, or as a commenter on others’ blogs. What you say in casual conversations to your friends and coworkers. What you ask from your elected representative. What you communicate through your example, as in here and here. What the “we” and the “Together” people do. What Barack Obama, and other leaders declare is important. What the New York Times, and the rest of the press put on their front page. What Arianna Huffington chooses to promote. It all matters.