When I was a kid, the humble Kermit the Frog was one of my favorite muppets. In the song “It’s Not Easy Being Green,” the brilliant “muppeteers” brought a sense of lifelike realism to the small green fellow’s melancholy, as he lamented the difficult time he had handling some of the challenges life threw his way.
Now, as we face dwindling fossil fuel resources and increasingly damaging and unpredictable weather, we face some challenges that seem insurmountable. But one family is showing us all how easy it is to face those challenges. They have found that, with a little practice, it IS easy being green: