Laughter makes reality easier to swallow by booksonthebeach []
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Wake up and smell the planet : the non-pompous, non-preachy grist guide to greening your day

by Brangien Davis; Katharine Wroth;

  Print book

Laughter makes reality easier to swallow   (2008-09-27)

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by booksonthebeach

Who would have thought that reading about how to change your habits & save the planet could make you laugh out loud?  The humor makes reality easier to digest, as do the short sections/chapters and grey "sidebars."  (They're not really on the side.)  Some of their suggestions will take some dedication to achieve, but others are so simple anyone could do them--and everyone should.  Forgoing plastic water bottles is one example.  Long live ceramic & stainless steel!  The book also weighs the pros & cons of disposable & cloth diapers, microwave ovens, dishwashers, etc.  I highly recommend this book as a companion to Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver (which I think everyone in America should read).

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