Jun 202016
 
Driving Outback...

It’s been nearly 5 years or so since I last owned a vehicle.  Despite my enjoyment of owning my old beloved jeep, I knew it was time to go without.  Since then I have relied on bicycles, mass transit, and my own two feet to propel myself across the planet’s surface.  Sometimes I miss the […]

Apr 182013
 

And no, this has nothing to do with national events.  I’m letting that subject go and moving on to other things now. Chase pointed this out to me yesterday morning and I had seen it while perusing the interweb news sites.  The AAA has published it’s annual report on the cost of driving a vehicle […]

Minimalism…tying up a few loose ends…

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Aug 302011
 

A few weeks ago I proclaimed I was at the point I wanted to reach in terms of reducing my possessions down to the bare essentials. Yeah I am there but I still need to fine tune a few things here and there. Not anything major like going car free but when I moved I […]

Still car free…

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Aug 132011
 

It has been a little over a week now since I sold the jeep and so far I haven’t had any withdrawal pains. There has been no sellers remorse nor have I suddenly sat up and gone into a panic. Quite the opposite actually. I turned in my tags, surrendered was the term the tag […]

Car free in the Keys!…

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Aug 042011
 

Well, the deal is done. The jeep is sold. It took two months of selling, negotiating, and wading through bullshit but it finally happened. Many lives were lost. The economies of the world were thrown into utter chaos but the jeep has finally found a new owner. A nice gentleman from New Orleans stepped up […]