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On Earth Day, I Expanded My Carbon Footprint

Joycey Wrote: Apr 23, 2012 10:09 PM
John I am too frugal with my household budget to waste electricity. Just like my mother and her mother before her. Of course everyone knows that housewives are not allowed to have an opinion about anything because we never get our butts out of the house or work a day in our lives. thanks for the formula

To celebrate “earth day” this year, I decided that I would do what the Obama administration just hasn’t been able to figure out: I would stimulate the economy by the conscious expansion of my carbon footprint.

So I ran the air conditioning for a while in my house.

I also turned all the lights on in the house. Well, actually, I just didn’t turn off the lights my kids turned on. Through this process of reverse attrition, at one point, all the lights in the house eventually were on.

I call this Ransom’s Law: The amount of lights...