Where do you live? I live in Texas (power is notoriously cheap due to coal power plants). It's about $0.10 (roughly) per kWh here. Each CFL is about $4 (versus $1 for an incandescent).
You paid about ten times as much for your CFLs as me, and your power cost about a third what mine costs, so your arithmetic seems to match mine.
Unrelated note, how do you line break on
Paragraph tags (<p>).
Nah, that's not a real solution. Not when you've had gmail since it's inception.
And the longer you keep using it, the harder it is to switch. I don't personally know anyone who has lost their GMail account, but I do for other mail providers (and Facebook), either because the provider decided they had violated some nebulous terms of service, they decided to start charging and kept pushing the price up, or they went out of business. If you like the GMail interface, then get the Google Apps for your Domain thing, buy a domain and point the DNS at Google, and at least then you can always point it somewhere else if you and Google stop wanting to do business.
So this is the way that Snowden should have done it? I guess now we know that those who say "well, some good came from what he did, but he should have gone about it the right way".
We now know that there is no "right way" to deal with government, other than kick them in the ass.
On a clear disk you can seek forever.