April 22, 2006

Wait, who sucks the most at this Earth Day business?

Happy Earth Day y’all.

I sat down to write this post and then had to chuckle as I took a retrospective look at how I have inadvertently commemorated thus far today:

-Took a shower that was far too long & hot (but needed after my late night)
-Drove around town doing a bunch of errands, SOLO, with the windows down (doesn’t that decrease fuel efficiency?)
-Accidentally left some lights on all morning
-Did a very small load of laundry to get some mustard out of my sweater I was wearing

I am ON A ROLL, folks. Environmentally conscious, that’s me! Next I think I will dump some used motor oil down the storm drain, maybe club a baby seal.

(Oh, and please don’t leave me hateful comments if you don’t understand the sarcasm)

The Outdoor Type” – The Lemonheads
(“I can’t go away with you on a rocking climbing weekend
What if something’s on TV and it’s never shown again
Just as well I’m not invited
I’m afraid of heights
I lied about being the outdoor type

Never learned to swim
Can’t grow a beard or even fight
I lied about being the outdoor type”)

Insects Rule” – Brendan Benson

I Like Birds” – Eels

The Green, Green Grass Of Home” – Johnny Cash, Live at Folsom Prison

In My Tree” – Pearl Jam


  • “Next I think I will dump some used motor oil down the storm drain, maybe club a baby seal.”

    Hateful comments? I laughed pretty damn hard when I pictured you clubbing a seal and surreptitiously pouring oil down a drain. Hahahaha!


    Nathaniel — April 22, 2006 @ 2:17 pm

  • Seriously, are we the same person? That’s my favorite part of that Lemonheads song. In the words of Ben Fong-Torres: Craaazy.

    Andy Grabia — April 22, 2006 @ 2:26 pm

  • haha. that sounds remarkably like my own annual earth day celebrations (not the clubbing-of-a-baby-seal part, of course).

    aaron — April 22, 2006 @ 6:27 pm

  • watch out, i’m coming to give you a smack.
    heather mills mccartney


    c — April 23, 2006 @ 9:00 am

  • god i am one lame tree hugger – i had no clue it was earth day. someone really oughta send out email reminders for this stuff!

    Don't Need Anything — April 23, 2006 @ 9:29 am

  • Earth Day!!!
    How about an Earth YEAR. We really need to get behind those in power, both corporate and political(one in the same?) who actually live the values of Earth Day. Yeah, I know I’m preaching to the choir here, but if we band together to boycott and make uncool the great offenders, then we may get somewhere and not just for a day.

    Woodsy Owl — April 23, 2006 @ 11:58 am

  • c, i could TOTALLY take on heather mills. bring it on, man! ;)

    heather — April 23, 2006 @ 2:16 pm

  • Heather, its kyle, here is the links to unlock iTunes music, http://hymn-project.org/download.php and here is an artical about it http://hacks.oreilly.com/pub/h/3092 hope that helps you!

    Ledbelly — April 23, 2006 @ 4:40 pm

  • You are officially the owner of my new favorite site. Yay!

    David — April 23, 2006 @ 5:27 pm

  • yes, i believe you could win the battle of the heathers. no doubt. (OMG – awesome movie, btw – “heathers”)

    c — April 23, 2006 @ 9:54 pm

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