Not Everyone Knows!

Home Stager with California Moods Inc

I can't tell you how stunned I was when a forty something woman said she had never heard of global warming And quite honestly, I believe she would never have found out had she not dropped by my home Saturday night.

All my lights were out and candles were glowing all over the house. She asked "whats up?". When I told her that it was Earth Hour, you would think I just told her they found a new planet with people on it and she was the last one to know. She came in and sat down anxious to hear all the details.

global warmingHow could an American with two children not know the plight of the polar bear or what the new squiggly light bulbs are for? How can this be!!!

My friend said she does not watch TV...nor does she read the newspaper. (I wondered how many people really don't know about global warming?) I happily explained in the warm candlelight all that I could to help her understand. We had such a nice time sharing what ever popped into our heads after the initial update that our girls said they want to do it again...every Saturday. We settle for every other Saturday.

Earth Day is a world wide event where large cities as well as individuals live without electricity for one hour a year. Why once a year I thought! Why not as often as we can...?

Because of this experience, my family and friends are going to have an ongoing opportunity to share with each other and help the planet at the same time.


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Comments (6)

Carolyn Gjerde-Tu-Davis
Lyon Real Estate - Davis, CA
Ca Real Estate
Your friend must not use the internet much either.  Google had a special page up all day on Saturday to remind people of earth hour as well. 
Mar 31, 2008 11:15 AM
Sheron Cardin
California Moods Inc - Selma, CA
ARTIST - A Home Stager/Sellers Best Friend!
Nope - she does not use the Internet either. Some people are just not plugged in.
Mar 31, 2008 12:34 PM
Mary McGraw
GLREA - Rockford, MI
2015: Solar Energy Is Still A Simple Machine!
Good for you Sheron to participate and share what you know! I took my hour to dream and meditate! Yes, not only the house lights were out but my lights also! I'm glad you found a moment to connect and share with someone who is now "enlightened!" That is what it is all about! Thanks for sharing such a beautiful story!
Apr 01, 2008 04:32 PM
Michael I. Pulskamp
Mainstreet Brokers - Jackson, CA
REALTOR, EcoBroker, GREEN Desingnee

Sheron, Next week blow her mind, Tell her that I sent her a hug(()) to congratulate her on learning form you, and that I said she should know that she is lucky to know you!

One for you also(())

Apr 01, 2008 05:14 PM
Sheron Cardin
California Moods Inc - Selma, CA
ARTIST - A Home Stager/Sellers Best Friend!

Michael - we all love a good hug!

Mary - What I imagined for my self was what you did...oh well, it's all good. 

Apr 02, 2008 01:55 PM
John MacArthur
Century 21 Redwood - Washington, DC
Licensed Maryland/DC Realtor, Metro DC Homes
Sheron - I believe it to be true. The leader of the free world has just begun to acknowledge that climate change may be a reality.
Apr 24, 2008 04:23 PM