Friday, October 06, 2006

Going on an energy diet

The House and Home section of yesterday's NY Times had a terrific, hilarious "lazy man's guide to belt-tightening at home". It includes a number of useful suggestions for reducing energy use as home.

Though I did take offense, as a Canadian, to this one passage:

"And I recently bought a flat-screen high-def 37-inch TV, an energy-Hoover you’ll have to pry from my cold, dead hands; if you haven’t seen an N.F.L. game on something like that, my friend, you might as well watch curling."

Let me tell you, as I'm old enough now to admit the truth, curling really does make for riveting television.

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