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Letter: Can you ‘go dark’ for 60 minutes?




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March 19, 2014 | 3,248 views | 8 comments

Editor:

Not so long ago, our ancestors knew the quiet beauty of the night sky. Today many of us are so busy in our technology-filled lives that we barely think about the sky, nature, or the Earth at all.

While there is much debate about climate change, it seems that almost every day we hear in the news about more storms, more flooding, and more drought.

Earth Hour is an opportunity for everyone to participate -- individuals, communities, businesses, even governments -- and to remember that we have the power to make a difference.

Please join me, and thousands of others, on Saturday, March 29, at 8:30 p.m. “Go dark” for one hour, for the Earth.

DR. KIM BRADLEY

Floresville
 

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Alvin Charmaine  
March 20, 2014 9:02pm
 
I'll turn the lights out for an hours but if I start snoring don't be disappointed.

 
POFPO  
Floresville  
March 20, 2014 4:44pm
 
Hey, I have an idea. Why don't we all try not using our arms, legs and or use of sight for one hour, this would give you more appreciation of you being able to relax and enjoy the view. At the same time you could appreciate ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 20, 2014 11:49am
 
The San Antonio light has an adverse effect on viewing the stars, although those in rural ares are affected less. If you really want an awe inspiring spectacle, try viewing the sky in the Davis Mountains area of west Texas ... More ›

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
March 20, 2014 10:58am
 
I think it should be renamed 'sky hour'. Any one with half a brain knows it's extremely difficult to see the earth, animals, or foliage at night! As for turning your lights off in your house, that saves nothing in energy ... More ›

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
March 20, 2014 9:22am
 
Its not such a big deal, everyone from the old Juniors to Poth "went dark" for 120 minutes last week when the power went out, and we survived. Just remember, for every home in Floresville that 'goes dark' for one ... More ›

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
March 20, 2014 5:28am
 
North Korea goes dark every night of the year, so it must be a environment wacko paradise. :-) Kemo Sabe. They walk among us.

 
POFPO  
Floresville  
March 20, 2014 1:21am
 
Just when I think Libtards have run out of insane ideas, another one has an epiphany. What a crock. Why don't we abstain from eating spicy foods for 24 hours... Maybe we can save the ozone and prevent global warming!

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
March 19, 2014 5:47pm
 
I think it would increase participation if the time were changed to 1100PM. :-)..... More symbolic nonsense.

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