Weekly Wrap-Up: Guilt, sharing and energy leaks

Are you guilty about spending?

This post features an interesting survey about where readers’ guilt threshold kicks in: http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2007/06/27/guilty-money-how-much-do-you-have-to-spend-frivolously-before-you-feel-guilty-about-it/

Can you share instead? I’m intrigued by this idea — every house on our block probably has a weed whacker, although we could get by with one — we all spend perhaps 30 minutes per week weed-whacking. How can sharing work in our individual-packaging world? http://mustardseedpea.blogspot.com/2007/07/sharing-and-waste-stream.html

weed eater

And what about unplugging? This article looks at the “energy drips” in our lives. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/05128/500530.stm