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sam

  • Before Perú Bus Life

    Bunnies & Blizzards.

    In case you didn’t know, there’s babysitting, house-sitting, dog-sitting, anndd… there’s bunny-sitting. When asked to bunny-sit for a former co-worker of Bear’s, we decided we would. We figured it’d be a little tricky since…

    December 26, 2014
  • Before Perú

    Belle.

    It’s safe to say I am loving public transportation. I love the commute, the culture, the influence it’s having on my ears, my eyes and my heart. The fact that all I have to…

    December 17, 2014
  • Before Perú

    One More Day.

    Bear comes home tomorrow. He’s been gone for four days, and I’ve realized some things while he’s been away: 1. Bear is the reason our house doesn’t fall apart. He takes care of so…

    December 13, 2014
  • Before Perú Bus Life

    Star Gazer.

    This new way of life is getting easier. I’m getting stronger. It’s 30 degrees this evening. My breath is showing itself in the crisp air. My teeth are chattering intermittently on the half-mile walk…

    December 12, 2014
  • Before Perú Bus Life

    Red light, green light.

    Since my jay-dash across the intersection yesterday, I’ve been wondering… Since when did you have to wait on a light to cross the street? When did cars start becoming so plentiful that we needed…

    December 11, 2014
  • Before Perú

    Mornings.

    One of Bear’s family members passed away this week. He has traveled to the southwest to be with them, and I am here holding down the cave: 2400 sq. ft. of house, two dogs,…

    December 10, 2014
  • Before Perú Bus Life

    Dreamer.

    What I thought would begin as a normal day on the bus turned into something unusual, even for bus life. I was reading as usual – this time Cheryl Strayed’s “Wild” – when I…

    December 9, 2014
  • Before Perú Bus Life

    One Month Anniversary.

    Happy One Month Anniversary to Bear (and myself.) We’ve been without cars for a month now! Who’d a thought the time would go so quickly, and we’d adapt so naturally? There is a young…

    December 5, 2014