Seeing eight water glasses, each with a straw, plopped on each table makes it easy to see why straws have become such a big target so quickly in environmental circles. Because, let's face it, they weren't really needed.
Like you, perhaps, I miss the good old days, when a trip to the supermarket, restaurant or watering hole wasn't an opportunity for a debate about single-use plastics. But I'm afraid we're just getting started.
Adams Manufacturing has declared June 21 as National Adirondack Day. Just like National Hangover Day, Cuddle Up Day and Thesaurus Day. (Actually, those last two sound pretty good. … Full confession: Heavy Metal loves to cuddle. And did you really think Metal has a naturally great vocabulary?)