• Wake up!

A few years ago Mick Dumke wrote a feature, “Have a Green Day,” that gave us 24 tips to help the environment daily, from dawn to the wee hours. One was taking quick showers: they can take ten to 25 gallons of water every five minutes. This means my upstairs neighbor, now nicknamed “Shower-man” for his 35- to 40-minute showers, is using between 70 (about how much one bath uses) and 200 gallons of water every day. What the heck is he doing?