A lazy person’s guide to saving the world without leaving the house

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Yes, the pandemic is real. Invisible and deadly, Covid-19 has shredded so many normal everyday routines and taken so many lives in the blink of an eye.

Just in case you need another reason to take this global health threat seriously (and you probably don’t), here are some people in my own circle who have already been hit hard by C19:

• one of my best friends in NYC
• my cousin in New Jersey
• my neighbor’s neighbor (a man in his 50s)
• another cousin’s friend of a friend…


A lazy person’s guide to saving the world without missing a drink

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Welcome to a new decade! Plastic still stinks — and in your dream world you’ve switched to a stylishly 100% plastic-free lifestyle — right? No, you haven’t, and neither have I.

Let’s get real.

You’ve got an action-packed life, lots going on, and an imperfect world to live in. You’ve got bills to pay, a rushed morning commute, workday tasks, appointments and meetings, deadlines, maybe even kids, binge-watching or a gym date or two?

Who has time to get it all done — let alone figure out how…

Linda Gardner Phillips

fresh thinking • writing • strategies

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