Our First Stage :: Cycling USA Video

Our shadows chase us the entire way, rejoicing in the sunlight while we do all the work.

It seems like only yesterday that we pedaled out of Burlington, Vermont to begin our around the world adventure. As you may remember, we were supposed to leave way back in April of 2011 but had to take care of a tiny project before we [Read More…]

Week 1 On the Road :: Searching for our Natural Rhythm

“The physical lifestyle is rewarding. You feel like you’ve accomplished something at the end of the day.” ~Laura Burch, of Burch Family Farm & Restaurant in Fort Ann, NY

WOW. We’ve been on the road for over two weeks now and the time flies by! We’re staying with some friends in Chicago at the moment and finally found a moment to [Read More…]

An Update: Snow, Taxes, Bicycles, To-Do lists

We can’t believe it’s February. Our spring departure is right around the corner! Snow and MORE Snow – 78 inches so far!!

We witnessed a simply beautiful snowfall this weekend. By the time the sky cleared, 24 inches of the white stuff had blanketed our already snow-covered tiny house trailer & our back yard supply piles. I like the way the [Read More…]

10/10/10 Pedal Power Bicycle Parade

Today is 10/10/10 and people around the world are gathering to work to combat Climate Change, and to send a clear message to world leaders that we expect them to do the same. There are thousands of events being organized in over 180 countries, in which people are demonstrating they’re willing to roll their sleeves up and start doing practical things to change our future. To find out [Read More…]

Laura's March

Laura's March : Photo by Sheila Poettgen

The Laura Kate Winterbottom Memorial Fund is a non-profit 501(c)3 foundation established in 2005 by the family and friends of Laura after her abduction, rape, and murder on March 8, 2005. The LKW Fund is dedicated to carrying on the legacy of Laura’s love for art, nature, and teaching children, as well as her compassion for the less fortunate; [Read More…]

Maude Delivers!

Water Is A Right

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…]