State of the Experiment
For Christmas Parker’s mom gave all four of us rocking ski goggles. I am totally looking forward to being able to bike in the cold without fogging
I also have not successfully tried ride-hailing or renting a car from Enterprise, which all leads me to believe that a month is just really not long enough to know whether it works for us to be car-free.
So, although there are still a few more days left in the month and I still have plenty more to say, I think I also have to admit as the month (and year) draws to a close that the results of my experiment are still inconclusive. Perhaps this is because I am not a scientist. And perhaps it’s because there’s more to this decision than numbers.
Would I save money if I sold my car? Decidedly yes. Could I probably still do my job well and be a good parent and not be totally burned out physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Probably yes (especially with a Tern GSD. Keeping the dream alive!). But am I ready for the leap of faith it would take to sell my car? I’m just not sure. What if it gets too cold? What if I discover I overlooked something or was terribly wrong? Can I really do this?
Back in Central Pennsylvania, I am reminded by