Glow from an oil rig off the shore of California.
Over the last few months of our travels, blatant scenes of a car-enabled and fossil fueled society have unfolded before us. The environmental problems we face as a community have become even more apparent to us from the seat of a bicycle.
When you’ve decided to change every aspect of your life to try to counter the devastating effects [Read More…]
We ate lots of oranges while working in Lompoc!
We left Lompoc, California, with peace of mind, knowing we had tackled many large ‘to-do’ items on our year-end lists. Well rested and feeling ready to get back on our bicycles and the road, we made a quick side trip to a post office to send home our third box of gear deemed ‘unnecessary’, then we set our eyes on [Read More…]
Sunset over the Tiny House, the evening before Irene hit Vermont.
Today brings another day of rain. As I use the opportunity indoors to catch up on email and news, I find myself poring over the videos and photos documenting the damage that Hurricane Irene left in its wake.
The Sunday that Irene hit Vermont was a day similar to today, one in which I was enjoying a soothing, [Read More…]
Fresh on the heels of yesterday’s historic decision by the United Nations General Assembly which (finally!) added water and sanitation to their list of basic human rights – thanks in large part to her tireless advocacy – the esteemed Maude Barlow, visited our little town and spoke at an event sponsored by our local Peace and Justice Center, the [Read More…]