Joe's car suffered a fatal injury on his return trip.
After crunching numbers, taking a good hard look at our needs, wants, and plans, we have decided to be a one car family. At least for now.
We are lucky to live about a mile and a half from our little downtown. It has just about everything we really need in a pinch, and then some. For farther adventures we can drive daddy to and from work and have the car for the day.
Inspired by Rachel Jonat's post (Minimalist Mom), I'm seriously considering a cargo bike to expand our range, but for the mean time, we'll hoof it to town.
We load up the wagon, hitch up the dog, and are off!
Pausing in the shade to look at and listen to the river.
The last couple of weeks we've been able to do multiple errands on foot each trip, end with a treat, and make our way back home. Our trusty garden wagon is far easier than strapping the girls into the car, and the 3+ mile round trip walk is doubtless better for me and the dog. Plus it's free. Somehow walking to town is an adventure while driving there is a chore.
There's something about doing difficult things that makes the rest of it all feel more possible.
Here's to feet!