The past few years, I have started to be more environmentally conscious. Some people call this “going green.” Because I can’t fully commit to this “green” lifestyle, I like to think of myself as turquoise. It’s greenish and for me it means doing what I can, the best I can. I’m not a dirty hippie yet, but I’m not ruling it out as a future possibility.
I recently started participating in a sustainability program hosted by the city I live in. It’s a great program that offers classes on gardening, water conservation and energy-saving practices. If you think this sounds incredibly boring and dorky for a 30-year-old’s pastime, I don’t think you’re alone in your assessment of the situation. I say this because, of the 20 or so people attending these workshops, only one is NOT holding an AARP card.
And that one is me.
I was feeling a little out of place until I fixed the frozen PowerPoint presentation during a workshop and got a standing ovation….Nailed it. Continue reading