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The surprising benefit of public transportation ?>

The surprising benefit of public transportation

I don’t talk about it much here but I have a form of muscular dystrophy called Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome (CMS). It’s a rare disorder that weakens my muscles, making prolonged physical activity difficult. I won’t explain it here but if you’d like to know more, you can visit my blog Kelly’s One Mile Challenge.  The other day I had a miserable commute home on the bus. The window ahead of me was open, blowing cold air on my already freezing face, somebody…

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A Care Free, (Almost) Car Free Portland Lifestyle ?>

A Care Free, (Almost) Car Free Portland Lifestyle

I recently came across two articles that prove why I am proud to be an Oregonian. The first was a story in Sustainable Business Oregon’s e-newsletter that announced per capita car registration in Oregon has dipped 5 percent in the last three years. I have a feeling that’s, at least in part, because the Portland-Vancouver Metro area is now recognized as the second best US city to live in without a car. Before my husband Josh and I moved to…

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