#Houselife

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How ironic that this post follows my last. It comes in waves, this vanlife. My first foray into vanlife came at the end of 2011, and truly began in early 2012. I would buy a cheap Vanagon off Craigslist, build it out, and hit the road. I would live in it for about 9 months, […]

Solar Power

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There are two major aspects of living in a Vanagon that appealed to me. One, the shear adventure of being able to roam as desired. The second is the freedom of living simply. The past year I had lived in a tiny house I helped build in Terrebonne Oregon, and at 240 square foot, the […]

Wanting

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This is not a post about self help, at least not one that will guide you out of wanting and into some higher state of being. Rather, this is a post about my personal battle with it and confronting it. Thank you for reading part of catharsis. Eckhart Tolle, author of the Power of Now, […]

Cabinets – 1

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I had built the cabinets for my previous Vanagon out of 3/4″ plywood – three sheets of it. To say the least, they weighed a ton! I learned some valuable lessons about how to build cabinets and what I needed in this next version. I wanted these new cabinets to weigh far less than the […]