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Carfree roundup July 7

For you, a little news In the depressing news departments, we’re all cutting transit funding and apparently a recent survey says that Americans want it that way — we’d much rather cut transit than highway spending. But from the better … Continue reading

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Join us at Honkfest!

It’s October, and that means it’s time for Honkfest, Somerville’s fabulous music festival. We’ll be enjoying the bands on Saturday and riding our fabulous Xtracycle in the parade on Sunday. We’ll be with at least one other family with a … Continue reading

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First Bus Trip and Parent Group Round-up

Baby R. and I went on our first bus trip on Friday. I tied him to my chest in our stretchy wrap (really just 4 1/2 yards of Jersey Knit fabric, tied like this), grabbed the diaper bag, took a … Continue reading

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Carfree toddler (and grown up) concerts this week

H’s grandma (aka Angela’s mom, aka “Baba”) tipped us off about a series of great toddler-friendly T-accessible activities this week. All this week there are free guitar concerts inside South Station hosted by the Boston Classical Guitar Society. Yesterday, H … Continue reading

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Introducing our new xtracycle kid seat!

We’ve written before about our problems with the peapod seat for the xtracycle, that primarily stemmed from incompatibility with the our small bike frame frame (Angela is 5′ 1″….what can you do?). Then, a generous offer from Rob Hanson on … Continue reading

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Train trip to Drumlin Farm

On Sunday, we made a train trip with Grandma (aka “Baba”) to the Drumlin Farm Fall Festival just West of here in Lincoln, MA. Prior to going to the farm, H insisted that there would be “Horses and cows and … Continue reading

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Last Year’s Carfree Camping Trip

Our friend, the swadfather, suggested that we do more blogging about car free trips. That’s when we realized that, aside from Dorea’s Woods Hole trip, we really haven’t done many. That’s mostly because we’re homebodies. After all, if we went … Continue reading

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Unforseen perks, and a small logistical problem

Last night a close friend of ours was celebrating his birthday. Now, this might not seem like a big deal, except for that this group of friends contains several families with very young kids, and the birthday boy really wanted … Continue reading

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Dispatch from Woods Hole

A couple folks have requested an update from Woods Hole. I’m learning a lot, there are a lot of great folks, the scenery is lovely, the entire town is about about 3 blocks square (much of that is the Marine … Continue reading

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I love the library!

To me the library is just about the greatest place on earth. It’s like going to a Barnes and Noble where everything is free (but unfortunately there’s no Starbucks). I love it even more now that I’m a parent. Here’s … Continue reading

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