Friday, February 23, 2007

Grandmothers and Granddaughters

From an American living in Korea, she remembers her grandparents' deeply ingrained habits of conservation and searches for ways to reduce her own waste "Living in Korea has helped shaped my awareness of my wastes in small ways; living here has helped point my mind towards waste rather than just convenience."

January 31, 2007
Habits of Waste
Between pee and kimchee blog

When my grandmother stayed with us she used to drive my mom crazy. She had trouble with the stairs, so she'd sleep in the library on the ground floor, near the kitchen and powder room. In her obsession to conserve, she never closed the door when she went to the bathroom ...

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