I’m on the Family Pedals podcast!

When I first started exploring the idea of reducing our car usage from a financial standpoint I was inspired by Chris and Kelsey Wharton, hosts of the Matrimoney podcast. On their show, this lovely married couple discuss ways to reduce spending and increase happiness - biking being just one example! Later, when Chris was interviewed … Continue reading I’m on the Family Pedals podcast!

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Day in the life of a bus commuter

7:15 am. We're out the door. This would be my hard line if I were to have a hard line, which I don't because I have a toddler. I do really try to be on the bike before 7:20 otherwise I start to get anxious about the bus taking off without us. I pull the … Continue reading Day in the life of a bus commuter

Discovering transit

We enjoyed a deliciously lazy Sunday morning a few weekends ago. We stayed in our pajamas playing with trains on the floor, the oatmeal bowls never ran out and a new Spotify playlist set that perfect easy-going mood. Mid-morning Simeon took off for a couple hours to get some computer work done and I took … Continue reading Discovering transit

Becoming multimodal

We are now a biking, busing, walking family! We're multimodal! After listening to every episode of the Family Pedals podcast about families who bike for transportation and are car-free or car-lite, I became convinced that we could ditch my car in favor of active transportation. I thought that I would bike the 9.5 miles from … Continue reading Becoming multimodal