Today is Oct 16 in Saipan, but it is Oct 15 in the mainland. While skimming through my blog feeds on Google Reader, I saw that it was Blog Action Day.
What is Blog Action Day?
"On October 15th, bloggers around the web will unite to put a single important issue on everyone’s mind - the environment. Every blogger will post about the environment in their own way and relating to their own topic. Our aim is to get everyone talking towards a better future."
So, here is my little bit. I married a Tree Hugger. So that has made me a Tree Hugger by association. I don't bring things home from elsewhere, disassemble it, and then recycle it like DH does (the broken paper shredder at work), but I try to do my part. I could wax poetic about cloth diapers, making your own baby food, clothes line drying, no airconditioning, no hot water heater, etc. ad nauseum. But I won't.
I am a woman on a mission. A knitting and crocheting mission. I have joined the plastic bag crusade. I am crocheting a plastic market bag out of...plastic bags. We use canvas bags when we shop at the farmer's market and the grocery store, but somehow we still manage to have bags of bags stored under the sink. Plastic bags are going to take over the world. Even if I stop somewhere to get an iced tea while out, the clerk will try to put my one bottle in a plastic bag. When I say "No bag", they look at me like I have spiders coming out of my nose.
DH has even helped out:
Here is what I have so far:
I got the pattern in one of those "Crochet-Pattern-A-Day" calendars, but here is the same one, for free!