Monthly Archives: April 2017

Five Days of Mindful Agony

This time my only injury was some mat burn on my left instep. I must be improving! Every year my body awareness, mindfulness, martial skill, and gratitude for this tribe increases. For many Springs we’ve had one of the larger … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Doesn’t Work

It’s totally ok to fail. That’s how creativity works. You try and fail a few times, then succeed. Sometimes in between there is meditation or thinkage. Sometimes there is booze. My super low-flow sink has really exceeded expectations overall. It … Continue reading

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Attracting Kids to the Van with Ice Cream

This past weekend I continued profiling my appliances by using child labor. My partner’s kids wanted to hang out with me more, so I looked for some structured activity to hide behind. Making ice cream inside the crazy electrical maze … Continue reading

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Riding Herd on Electrons

I’m transforming Junior, my Sprinter van, into an urban stealth camper and mobile office so I can live and work off grid anywhere. Junior has now successfully boiled water with his fully-wired battery pack! I can now use my tea water heater, coffee maker, computer and monitor, and other 120V appliances inside the van. This […]

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Converting Lead Into Tea – Battery Pack Alchemy!

I’m transforming Junior, my Sprinter van, into an urban stealth camper and mobile office so I can live and work off grid anywhere. Junior has now successfully boiled water with his fully-wired battery pack! I can now use my tea … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Certainty

I’m turning my van into a stealth camper and mobile office. Once it’s done, I can live and work anywhere super cheap! The Good News: This $400 device that will let me use 120V appliances in my RV works! The … Continue reading

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Spring Has Gesprunged!

Check out Lee’s fabulous row garden! He’s got lettuce, onions, garlic, cilantro, chard, tomatoes, peppers, strawberries and a few more I’ve forgotten. I help a bit with maintenance, and we’ve reached the “too many greens to eat!” phase already. Tyler … Continue reading

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