January 1, 2010

Happy New Year: Resolve to Recycle

A new year means mean new ideas, projects, aspirations, and resolutions. Or not. Personally, I dislike resolutions. A resolution is a reminder of what I haven’t been doing, or of those things that I haven’t been doing sufficiently. I prefer to focus on what I do well. I’m really good at recycling foil. That’s right, aluminum foil. Perfectly good foil can be used again and again—providing coverage and support until those little crinkled fissures crease and tear away. So, I found myself, in the final days of 2009, smoothing out with reversed fingertips, a mercury-colored sateen sheet of foil to […]