My little environmentalist

January 25, 2012

Today I picked Phil up from preschool after not seeing him for five days.

I entered the school with my bike helmet on.

The first words out of his mouth: “Dad! It’s good you’re using the car less, because polar bears might die. You know that because you’re a scientist.”

How’s that for a content-rich greeting?


  1. He told me last night that I needed to stop using my laptop computer. And he told me this morning that I needed to stop driving my car. I asked him if he would still use my computer and he said yes. I asked him if he wanted to ride his bike instead of riding in the car and he said not in the cold weather. Hypocrite is what I say.

  2. […] Phil’s concerns about global warming and polar bears translated into a willingness to ride our trail-a-bike to his preschool in the rain. We got a flat, […]

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