Thursday, December 1, 2011

Tangled Christmas lights

Decreasing one's carbon foot print takes an on going and concerted effort.

For years now, I take down my Christmas lights (we do it up too), throw them in a box and put them away. The next year, I look at the box, laugh and run out to buy MORE.

I had this wonderful idea this year, that we could reuse the lights. Yeah, just one more way to reduce ye' ole foot print. Right?
For five days now 5, I have been switching out bulbs, untangling cords and changing fuses in the plugs (yes, fuses) and in the end only 20% of all these damn lights are working and I'm calling...