It turns out that little by little, I’m going green.” Green”as in hug a tree, envirogroupie, clutched tight and kissed right on the mouth by big old sexy man Al Gore. That is not my primary intention but that sure is how it’s turning out.
First, it was my beautiful re-purposed spaghetti sauce jar that I use to drink water. People assumed that I was doing it to avoid using multiple Styrofoam cups during the day but that wasn’t it. I just like the way it looked and felt in my hand. Nevertheless, three coworkers started using drinking jars because of my example.
And of course you know that I am headed towards self sustainability because I am growing my own foodstuffs. I have a veritable farmette going on around here what with the tomatoes and my rosemary plant and wotnot.
And now, my friends, I’m laying in a supply of cloth napkins. But I’m not doing it out of any environmental concern about paper products. I’m doing it because it’s another manifestation of my obsessive desire to live in the 1970s. Question: who is the iconic textile designer of the 70s?
So the plan is to set a basket of Vera napkins on the table, use napkins ring as as they were meant to be used – as identifiers of a person’s napkin, used for multiple meals until a clean one becomes necessary. This narrows down the potential Vera purchases considerably. Most of the Vera napkins for sale on eBay and etsy have quite a bit of whitespace going on and it just seems more sensible to select those that have color on at least 50% of the surface. So these 2 melon-y napkins are it for now b ut you should know that I’m on the hunt.
So, going green with napkins.