Posts Tagged ‘Green’

Look Before You Leap

Saturday, August 7th, 2010


Energy-Efficient Vehicle #4

Friday, April 30th, 2010


Energy-Efficient Vehicle #3

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010




Yahrzeit2Susan’s Mom

Energy-Efficient Vehicle #2

Monday, April 26th, 2010


Pride goeth before a fall.

Energy-Efficient Vehicle #1

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

In honor of Earth Day.


Green Lunch Part 2

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

(Continued from yesterday) We watched the children don cloth caps, masks, and aprons, help prepare and serve the food, and then clean up: scraping scraps into the compost bucket; rinsing plates, milk bottles, and chopsticks before they went off to be washed; crumpling aluminum foil and depositing it into the recycling bin. NO TRASH. Surely the schools of our nation’s capital city could do as well.

After lunch the children and teachers put on headscarves, took up mops and brooms, and went to do the daily post-lunch school cleaning. There’s your next proposal, Councilwoman Cheh!


Green Lunch Part 1

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

In a recent issue of our local DC paper, I read of an ambitious proposal by Councilwoman Mary Cheh to improve the DC school lunch program, with an emphasis on healthy local foods, recycling and composting. This reminded me of a visit to our son in Japan when he was teaching English in the local public school of a small mountain village. Our family spent a day at his school, which included sharing lunch in the cafeteria. (To be continued tomorrow.)