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McNamara Family Bushido

Previously I wrote about A Prepared Mind in the Time of Covid- Part 1 and committed to share my family bushido as I explore more about mental models and construct my own approach. Here you go: Live below our means … Continue reading

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How I Read…

During the last 8 months, my family has managed to get out of our urban apartment on a couple of occasions to spaces that are more suited to quarantine. This week as I was packing for the latest temporary relocation, … Continue reading

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A Prepared Mind In the Time of Covid- Part 1

About 7 months ago I wrote about how Covid had challenged all the assumptions I had made architecting my life over the past decade(Oops, my life choices). I had no idea that the shitshow was only getting started! I struggled … Continue reading

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Oops, my life choices! Living in the time of Covid-19

A few days ago I sent this tweet inspiring a full post because this is an issue I’m going to need to put some brainspace toward and why not do that in public… I architected my life with a clear … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequence…I love my daughter!

In 3 weeks of isolation, I’ve learned a lot about being a father, a dad and myself! Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened On My Way to Clean Tech….

In 2010 I wrote a research paper to determine the greenhouse gas emission impact of a network of connected farms on urban rooftops and my interest was awakened. 2011 I was feverishly researching the tech, products and systems for commercial … Continue reading

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If a tree falls in the forest…..

You know how the rest goes but the real question becomes. If I don’t post often to carfreebrad, does it really exist? Thanks to the internet, the answer is yes.  With that in mind I wanted to put this post … Continue reading

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Mobile Only Experiment part 2

Years ago in an attempt to take the perceived pressure off of proof reeding my posts here, I decided to abandon my formal writing process. The big change was to only write posts on my phone and focus on the … Continue reading

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Rain Prep- SOMETHINGS HAVEN’T CHANGED(MUCH)

It’s been almost 8 years since I was a broke as hell grad student living in a new city who wanted to learn what it’s like to live life “Bike First”. I’ve learned SO much over the years but have … Continue reading

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You’re Gonna’ Wanna’ See This!!!

To put it simply, WATCH & LEARN….why I haven’t been blogging like I’d like to.  Prioritizing changing food forever.

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