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Living Carfree - So far, Soooooo Good!

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Our family has now been carfree for just over 4 months now, and I am happy to report that life is just fine.  I had posted here that I was a little concerned about how I would be able to live in this car crazy town without a vehicle, especially in winter, and thankfully there has been no problems at all adjusting to life without an automobile.

The first few weeks of auto-less-ness were more about readjusting old habits and long established ways of doing things (ran out of milk, jump in car and head to store) that you don't normally think much about.  However, after that pretty short "break-in period", life is pretty much the same but with a nice added bonus - more money in my bank account!  Actually, there are a few more bonuses...

- better fitness from riding every single day
- more energy from the extra exercise
- better sleep - probably because of the extra work required to ride everyday
- spending less money overall
- no parking tickets
- stress free commutes
- wildl…