CRUDE AWAKENING – 1. – Uses of Oil in our everyday life

toilet seats, telephones, milk jugs, trash bags, candles, ice cube trays, house paint, detergent, flooring, shower doors, vinyl wallpaper, electric blankets, shampoo, fan belts, bowls, carpets, roofing, curtains, glue, sofas and chairs.

pajamas, lipstick, eyeglasses, toothbrushes, shoes, deodorant, hair spray, sweaters, crayons, combs, medicine bottles, nail polish, sunglasses, and pillows. Fishing boots, model cars and planes, tennis rackets, dice, Legos, beach umbrellas, and tents.

Surprised that we’re such petroleum junkies?


About bettybyrd

Betty Byrd is an editor, author, and actress. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in creative writing, and furthered her literary career through graduate studies at Ohio State University. She was an editor for The Spectator, Ohio’s largest weekly newspaper, and has free – lanced for a national men’s magazine. Betty has appeared in film and television, as well as numerous commercials and mini-series. She is a voting member of the American Federation of Television Artists and also of the Screen Actors Guild. In 2002-2003 Betty was accepted into the Who’s Who of America and in 2007-2008, the Who’s Who of American Women. Her previous literary works include a novel, Trinity’s Daughter, for which she was honored as a local author by the San Diego Public Library. She is also a recipient of a first place fiction writing award for her new novel, Utopia, Texas at the prestigious Santa Barbara Writer’s Conference. Betty has had successful book-signings across the country to large crowds at local Barnes and Nobles and other bookstores. She has been featured in newspapers, and appeared on NBC – TV, and radio talk shows. Betty currently lives in Southern California with her husband and family.
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2 Responses to CRUDE AWAKENING – 1. – Uses of Oil in our everyday life

  1. Daniel says:

    I was very surprised by the uses of oil in every day life. From the list you published, it seams very difficult to go through one day without using something that was made from oil.
    Great job with the post.

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