Personally, or day to day, I'm grateful for curbside recycling, since I walked mine a half mile at my last apartment. Thinking larger, I'm grateful that battery technology (for cars and RE systems) is working toward smaller and less expensive.
Wake up every day knowing you make the decision to begin your journey anew.
I'm thankful today for the linear parks in drainage easements that are being built throughout my town (which due to anti-tax politicians in the 1800's has very few parks). These parks are simple walking trails but some of the views and the feeling of wildness in the city are quite striking. I'm thankful that many otherwise anti tax voters voted for a continuation of a sales tax to pay for the development of these parks and for more land acquisition.
I'm also thankful for informed and forward thinking people. I'm very pleased to see alternate forms of energy beginning to gain acceptance and use. Here, in IL, I'm happy to see growing funding and building of wind turbines
Pounds lost: 44.0
Fitness Minutes: (7,168) Posts: 287 11/26/10 12:11 A
I'm thankful that we live in a country that has so many groups of educated, passionate, and well-meaning people who only want to see us remain true to nature, true to ourselves and true to the environment that we need for our survival and quality of life as humans!
current weight: 165.0
Fitness Minutes: (7,168) Posts: 287 11/25/10 11:45 A
What developments in the world, in society, in science, in culture, in whatever are you thankful for today?
I have a long list. But to start with I am really grateful that the people of California defeated the Prop 24 (pushed by two of my hometown oil companies) that would have rolled back California's forward thinking pollution standards.
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