I remember my first Earth Hour in 2008 (the second year), I heard about it from a friends and received an email about it from The World Wildlife Federation. I thought it was such a great idea but I did not hear anyone else talking about it. My husband and I (before kids) went to our neighbors house after we shut off and unplugged everything in our house for simple dinner and drinks by a candle. It was such a nice evening. I remember chatting with them about the environment and how simple it was to live without some of the electronics and our misuse of electricity.
In subsequent years I celebrated at home with my husband after my kids fell asleep. Though I must confess [Read more…]