For those who don’t know about riding scooters (yeah, that was us until the purchase of our scooter, dubbed “Buttercup”), when you ride 2 up, the passenger is called either R2 or cupcake. Yes, you read that right, cupcake. And yours truly has now had her first real experience riding cupcake! Joshwa and I have ridden a couple of short trips on our scooter in the last week or so since we had the maintenance done on Buttercup – around our neighborhood for our first 2 up ride, and into town a couple of times. But no more than a few miles each time. Today we went on a RIDE.
Take a look at this beauty!
So, for the last year we’ve been a one-car-two-home family with my best friend – and more recently, her boyfriend – and it has been HARD. Becca’s van is older and it isn’t in the best shape (though not bad considering it cost her less than $700) and with three jobs, it has had to work even harder. We’ve put nearly 3,000 miles on it in a month and a half just making trips from our town to the next town where Joshwa, Becca, and her boyfriend work and where we do a majority of our shopping. Now, from our house to Walmart is 13.4 miles. Less than 30 miles round trip – not bad. Continue reading