“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

DAY SEVENTEEN RAMEN! But not like gross, MSG ramen. Homemade mushroom broth ramen. I need to learn how to make the noodles though, or this will be the last ramen for a long time. Back to the list. Today let’s focus on recycling. 5. What’s wrong with recycling? It’s good enough. Not all recycling is bad. Up-cycling…

“Trees, am I right?” – Anonymous

DAY ELEVEN Happy Friday! Normally I get annoyed when my coworkers go around congratulating one another for drudging and blundering through another week with enough “Happy Friday!”‘s to feels like a knock-off Christmas celebration. but today I’m in a good mood. Now let’s get back to depressing with more reasons why my new lifestyle and attempts to save the planet…

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

DAY THREE As “after-school-special” cliche as this sounds, when you have to make things from scratch yourself, you really do appreciate them more. Today I made tortilla chips to go with my beany soup/chili/beans/something-I-just-threw-together-randomly. While making the chips, when you get to the point in the process where you’re attentively watching the little corn triangles…