Tag Archives: Car-free

The Day I Didn’t Bike to Work

I’m a little over three months into my year of not driving and things are going well. As the weather continues to get colder and rain comes more regularly, I’m going to have to modify how I ride, possibly even … Continue reading

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Air-Repair Station To-Go

Since just before giving up my car, I’ve been working at a new, experimental high school call One Stone. This is the first year One Stone is offering classes as a replacement for high school. In years past, they’ve run … Continue reading

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2 Months, first rain

I’m now two months into my car-free year and it’s still going well. Last week was the first real rain of the season in Boise. It also happened to be the week that worked moved from being 2-3 miles each … Continue reading

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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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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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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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