The secondhand scene is alive and well in Boston: this weary traveler got a brand new wardrobe for twelve dollars.Read more
This post is the first of a three-part series on bike culture. Come back Friday to read about anarchy, bike jousting, and two-wheeled social protest.
Remember when you got your first bike? Was it a Christmas present, or maybe a birthday gift? Remember how much fun you used to have on that bike, how fast you [...]Read more
Sustainable living is cheap living. Here are some ideas from two kids who live green, cheap, and happy in Louisville, Kentucky.Read more
Because it’s still pretty chilly out, I’m not back on the WWOOF train yet. Still, I wanted to do some volunteering while I was in town, so I signed up to spend a day working with Habitat.
Volunteering is easy: you just sign up on habitat.org, show up at the build site, and they put you [...]
I’m back here for just a little minute, cooling my heels while I wait to see how the trip to LA will pan out.
Upon my return, I was pleasantly surprised to find that the Oakland kids have started dumpster diving in earnest! The freezer is full of ground turkey; there’s produce and fresh bread; and [...]
This is what I found in Oakland dumpsters this morning. Well, this and a croissant which I burned already in the toaster oven.
Today’s grocery run took about an hour and cost me $0, plus I got a workout biking across town. I came home with 3 loaves of artisan bread (sour, sweet, rye) and half [...]