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Going not gentle into that middle age.

Archive for October, 2006

The Toilet Paper Chronicles

Posted: Sunday, October 15th, 2006 @ 9:47 am in Car-less, Expat, Shopping - Preplanning, Shopping - Transporting the Goods | 1 Comment »

The Name This is part of an on-going series about how a car-addicted American has managed to live happily for 11 years in Germany without owning a car. Today’s story is about the purchase of one of those products that defines civilization. First, I ask you, how could I not keep my cupboard stocked with […]

“Where’s Your Car?”

Posted: Wednesday, October 11th, 2006 @ 5:43 pm in Car-less, Expat | 3 Comments »

The last place that we lived before moving here to Germany was in the suburbs of Silicon Valley, California. In an attempt to get some exercise into my otherwise sedentary life, I tried to develop the habit of jogging through our suburban streets several mornings a week. For the most part, I was pretty good […]