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The Advantage Of Not Having A Car

I woke up today, window was half-open, and there was a crisp fresh air in the apartment. I used my hand grinder and made a cup of fresh organic Brazil coffee. I used a mug that my friend Sari got me for the first time… what a thoughtful gift. I journaled for a bit and […]

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How To Start Biking

There are some great articles out there on how to start biking either for exercise or a commute. This post is specifically for anyone who wants to start commuting to a destination, regularly. I live in Portland and so I have to deal with some sun/heat and cold/rain. I’m 6′ tall and about 175 lbs. When […]

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Going Car-Free in USA

I’m not new to car-free living. Back when I lived in Göttinge, Germany our family didn’t have a car for nearly 5 years. Public transport and walking was more than adequate. I had a bicycle but that was more of a luxury.  I have been living in the USA without a car now since 2014 […]