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Living on Less in the US

I’ve decided to get up and leave and live in Spain. That’s one way that I’ve managed to lower my lifestyle expenses. Since I can earn my money from US customers, I get to still enjoy a high location-independent income and spend in a cheap economy. But that’s a drastic way of living an affordable […]

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Brompton Bike Review – 3 Year Update

I’ve had my eye on an electric Brompton for a couple of years now but not quite ready to pull the trigger. I thought this would be a great time for me to write a 3 year update review on my pink folding Brompton commuter bike with solid tires.   Traveling with the Brompton I […]

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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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My New Commuter Brompton Bike Review

I use this pink beauty nearly every day to get to and from destination in Portland, Oregon. I gave up my car back in January of this year (2015), and though it has only been 9 months, it has been a fantastic decision. This post is my review of my commuter Brompton bike. Car Ownership […]

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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 […]