Author Archives: twsobey

Goodbye, Bullseye

About 15 years, when I thought shopping at Goodwill was too fancy for me, I found myself at the Goodwill outlet. This is where everything goes that hasn’t sold at Goodwill, just before it goes to the dump. All the … Continue reading

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Grand Teton

Boise Brew Minute (episode 93) – Derek at Grand Teton Brewing talks to us about their fresh hopped ale and what it takes to get hops from field to kettle in less than 24 hours. We also discuss their history … Continue reading

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Lizzy

We moved to Boise in January of 2007. We arrived sight-unseen from England with very low expectations. Having lived in Seattle and Portland before moving abroad, we knew Idaho was where you ended up only if you’d done something bad … Continue reading

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One month car free

It’s been one month since I stopped driving and so far the experience is going well. There have been interesting times, such as the wasp that stung me between the eyes on my ride home from work. Apparently I ran … Continue reading

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Bicycle Delivery

When deciding to give up driving for a year, there was one life-changing event I saw in the near future that would make this particularly challenging, the birth of our first child. How to get us to the birth center … Continue reading

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Limbo

Saturday was the day. I stood on stage (briefly) and promised to relinquish my car as well as go car-free for a year in exchange for a fancy new bike. It was quite the experience. If you’ve never been to … Continue reading

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Robin Avery, Homebrewer

Boise Brew Minute (episode 92) – Robin Avery talks about his home-made home brewing set up. He explains the benefits he sees of using electric heating to brew his beer such as not burning down his kitchen. We also discuss … Continue reading

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