Gratitude for Community

“We are called to be strong companions and clear mirrors to one another, to seek those who reflect with compassion and a keen eye how we are doing, whether we seem centered or off course…we need the nourishing company of others to create the circle needed for growth, freedom and healing.” … Wayne Muller This month last year we [Read More…]

Galvanizing Hope :: Sujatha Baliga & Restorative Justice

gal· va· nize [gal-vuh-nahyz]; verb

1. to stimulate 2. to treat with induced direct current 3. to startle into sudden activity 4. to coat (metal) with zinc (to add strength)

Welcome to our “Galvanizing Hope” series. This series, as we mentioned in our “On Goals and Living Intentionally” post back in June, will highlight ideas, individuals or organizations [Read More…]

Review :: Rivendell MUSA Rain Pants

Overall Rating: (5/5) Highly Recommended

My Rivendell rain pants keep me dry as we ride round the world.

As evidenced in an earlier post, I purchased a pair of Rivendell’s MUSA Rain Pants at their debut (Size L) with the intent of using them on our around the world cycling trip. Having been on the road now [Read More…]

Review :: Lab-Gear Merino Biposto Cycling Boxers

Overall Rating: (5/5) Highly Recommended In my search for the elusive optimum base layer ‘bottom’ to wear whilst cycling around the world, I have to admit I was dumbfounded to discover that a small Australian company had long ago solved the riddle of “To lycra or not to lycra” and in doing so had created the perfect article of clothing for the long distance touring cyclist.

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Merino Next-to-the-Skin for Long-Distance Cycling

Simon Howden

One piece of kit that required my attention in the early planning stages of our trip involved what I might wear in between my bike’s finely-aged leather saddle and my own more finely-aged nether-regions. I’ll post later about what I’ve chosen to wear as an outer layer, so to be clear, this particular discussion is all about next-to-the-skin. In this post, I’ll discuss the [Read More…]

A Tiny Range for A Tiny House: Our Origo 6000

** NOTICE ** At least one aspect of the following post differs from that which we implemented in the end-design and/or the actual construction of our Tiny House. For the most accurate and up-to-date information please refer to our eBook.

If you’ve been following our blog, you’ll know that in an effort to distance ourselves from non-renewable sources [Read More…]