more than a sprinkling of green in this weekend's Chron:
EXTRAVAGANT RUSTICITY: Mark S. Bacon visits the Frederick De Longchamps-designed Thunderbird Lodge in Lake Tahoe. There he uncovers a piece of gadget-geek George Whittell Jr.'s charmed life.
AROUND THE HOUSE: Susan's green pick is Diamond's Renew plastic cutlery and her elegant one is Moen's Destiny, a hands-free sink faucet for the home.
Go solar -- after you've made other practical changes: Philip S. Wenz explains why installing solar panels is the last conservation-oriented change you should undertake.