As I continue to explore ways that families (and individuals) can slow down in our fast-paced world, certain topics pop up from time to time. One of those is transportation. How does the way we move from point A to point B affect our pace of life? Are there choices that could support and encourage a slower lifestyle?My friends the Southards have been making-do with only one car for a while now. Trish and I were talking one afternoon about it. As she started describing some of the benefits—beyond simply the financial benefits—I realized that we could all learn from her experience.So I asked if she would write about her one-car family experience over at NotSoFastBook.com.Read more…
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My family and I have one car. It worked for us really well until my husband changed jobs back in February. Then it was quite a challenge to make it work.
Now it again is working fine as Hubby and I are attending school together. He is now looking for another job, something that will work with his/our school schedule, so I hope that the one car will continue to work for us.
I know one car would not work for everyone, but we are really enjoying the challenge of making it work.
Shari: It doesn’t surprise me a bit that you make-do with one car! Thanks for being another voice of someone who proves that it can be done. Perhaps this is fodder for your next Make-Do Mondays??