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I have had this talk with Prad, about our papers. Two, every morning. The San Francisco Chronicle, for the local news, and the New York Times, which I simply could not do without. Do I feel guilty about all those papers piling up in the recycling bin? You bet. I forgot the statistics, about how many new trees and energy it takes to print one copy of the daily paper. But I know it really adds up. Still, I so much enjoy our papers’ morning routine, the going outside to pick up the papers, taking out the plastic sleeves, unfolding the papers, sorting out my favorite sections, the ones I will read while eating breakfast. I could switch to an online subscription, just like my friend Dominique, or maybe limit myself to one paper. I could, but I am not going to. Even Prad, Mr Green by excellence is not willing to give up that one.

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