Well, we bought a car. I have done only two other car searches in my life. All of them have been for used cars. One was with my Dad when I was eighteen and the second was seven years ago. I can say with confidence, I HATE car shopping! Oh boy, did we see some… Continue reading Car Shopping
We are moving back to Texas! It isn’t the same part of Texas that we lived in before, but that is good. Part of the reason for our European adventure was to create a different life, but it will be good to be near the family and friends who live there. I have done reviews… Continue reading Houston, Texas
In my first post on this subject (Car-less – Part 1) I covered my family’s dilemma on deciding whether or not to buy a car. My second post (Car-less – Part 2) talked about how it is possible to live without a car in many places in the USA, but this post is now intended… Continue reading Car-less in the USA – part 3
It was very common when I was a child for those around me to use their culture of origin as the label to identify themselves. Those who had lived their whole lives in the USA would say, I’m Cuban or Puerto Rican or Mexican or African or Haitian or Irish or Scottish or whatever. I… Continue reading I am an American
My last post about trying to live without a car turned out to be my most popular so I decided to do another post on how to really make it a viable lifestyle vs. just surviving. I have searched the internet for discussions on this subject and I have found that most of the questions… Continue reading Car-less in the USA part 2
In Edinburgh Scotland we lived happily for 4 years without a car. After moving back to the USA, we at first wanted to try our hardest to not own a car. We bought two used bikes and a child seat. After a while the cultural difference in city planning really began to sink. Us Americans… Continue reading To buy a car in the USA or not?
We have just moved back to the USA and I can tell you that there are very few things that are harder to do on a shoe string budget. Here is a few tips I have from doing this twice: 1) Give yourself lots of time to get ready for moving, for actually moving, and… Continue reading Moving Internationally