I Wish I Could Do the Walk to School Challenge

More than 2 months into the school year, I am still in awe that my daughter is in kindergarten. Finally, she’s in “big girl school,” as she likes to put it. I’m also still in awe that she rides the bus alone every morning. It is a short ride of about 5 minutes, but I… Continue reading I Wish I Could Do the Walk to School Challenge

A Parent’s Guide for Going Back to School Green

At this time of year, it’s not uncommon for parents to be doing a lot of back-to-school spending. After all, when you walk in to your nearest big box store or mall, there are signs touting back to school specials and savings, and with folders and notebooks costing only a few pennies, what savvy parent… Continue reading A Parent’s Guide for Going Back to School Green

230 mpg? That’s the Projected City Mileage of the Chevy Volt

Even though my family has been living without our own car and therefore not paying as much attention to gas prices as many car owners, when any car claims to get hundreds of miles per gallon, I perk up and listen. Chevy announced the anticipated fuel economy for the new, electric 2011 Chevy Volt: 230… Continue reading 230 mpg? That’s the Projected City Mileage of the Chevy Volt

How Do You Live Carless? There’s Only One Way to Find Out

At the end of last year, due to unforeseen circumstances, we lost our car. It was one of those cases when you hire a Birminham car wreck attorney that you can trust. There’s no quicker way to figure out how to live without convenient transportation than to find yourself suddenly without it. We did not welcome… Continue reading How Do You Live Carless? There’s Only One Way to Find Out