Monthly Archives: September 2011

Week 4 of the Car-free Lifestyle

Some of the romance of living without a car is wearing off. Like lugging  heavy bag of groceries to the bus and then from the bus stop to my house. Only 1/4 mile of walking probably, but my arms were … Continue reading

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Joining the Car-free Lifestyle

I’ve always wanted to live in a place where I wouldn’t need a car. And D.C. is definitely that place. So it was time to put my values where my mouth is. The stickshift on my 14-year-old Saturn with 125,000 … Continue reading

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Commemorating 9/11 in D.C.

Living in Albany, we heard all about the striking of the World Trade Center but little about the destruction at the Pentagon and on the ground outside Shanksvlle, PA. There’s a lot more about the Pentagon and Shanksville victims here … Continue reading

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Kayaking with the Eagles

A delightful day yesterday along the Potomac River in Virginia, not far from where it connects with the Chesapeake Bay. I joined a carload of Takoma Park residents for a morning kayak out of Caledon Nature Area, outside of Fredericksburg. … Continue reading

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