Category Archives: Recharging

Related to charging or re-charging an electric vehicle

A Beginner’s Guide to Electric Vehicle Charging

This post will describe how electric vehicles “refuel”, outline the choices for EV recharging, list which EVs can use each, and show how you can find recharging opportunities while out and about. Continue reading

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Behind the purchase decision

So far, the blog has been a mix of posts about the vehicles we have and the vehicles that interest us.  I hope that you’re finding value in the stories about what life is like with an electric vehicle. What … Continue reading

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Memorial Day, the Electric Way

Chris and I make a habit of visiting Leavenworth every Memorial Day weekend.  Delicious schnitzel, yummy cookies, and a 2.5 hour beautiful ride through Pacific Northwest scenery.  For the last few years, we’ve made that trip by motorcycle, enjoying the crisp … Continue reading

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A Seattle High School raffles an $85K Tesla S–winners think it’s gorgeous

Garfield High School in Seattle held a raffle on March 1st as a way to compensate for budget cuts.  The grand prize?  A Tesla Model S, priced at about $85,000. The winners, one of whom herself helped with fundraising for … Continue reading

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Been quiet this month

Sorry for not writing much this month.  After more than a week of successful commuting on the electric scooter, there was the situation on the 7th that brought it to a halt for a week.  While waiting for word from … Continue reading

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Successful Rides Saturday! Part 2a

This post is a continuation of Successful Rides Saturday!, describing a late-afternoon round-trip along a 13-mile, hilly route—uphill both ways—that is my daily commute. The second ride – going there Duvall to the Redmond Overlake area; 13 miles; A: 0.7 … Continue reading

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Successful Rides Saturday! Two Strikes Against Range Anxiety!

Friday was rained out, but Saturday turned out to be a dry, sunny day, perfect for riding. Because of the length of this narrative, I will be splitting it into two posts, and will only describe the first ride here.  … Continue reading

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