Last month Winnie and I undertook an experiment in low-tech commuting by purchasing a moped. Our thought was to use the moped for around-town transportation. It seemed ideally suited for getting me the 2.4 miles to my commuter bus stop each day. It was fuel efficient, low maintenance, and even a lot of fun driving. So, in the nearly one month we experimented with it, it did fine.
However, we ran into a snag. Friday, during the day while it was parked at the commuter lot, someone stole it. So much for our experiment. Continue reading
This And That
…the First Posting of September
Frequent readers may have noticed my news posts have been light these past few weeks. The reason is one that may shock people who read a lot of newspaper columnists and blogs. The shocking, heart-wrenching God’s-Honest truth as to why I haven’t written much lately is – I haven’t had much to write about.
There, you read it here first. A writer not writing when there is nothing to write about. Continue reading
…an Experiment in Low-Tech Commuting
Winnie and I purchased a new set of wheels yesterday. After several months of discussion we finally decided to try something different than the two-car family routine. We bought ourselves a 50cc Moped. Continue reading