Tag Archives: Austin

Staying Cool in The Heatwave

It’s hotter in the yurt than I want right now. High 80s during the day. Fridge temp in the high 40s, and the freezer at 8 o F. Our daytime temps are over 100 o F, and the heat index … Continue reading

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Yurt AC Upgrade – Part 1

It’s time to make the yurt more Brutal Texas Summer resistant! The best solution to Texas summer heat is to leave. We should all GTFO, and arguments to the contrary are, basically, garbage. I leave proving that using mass transit … Continue reading

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Hibernating in the Yurt

Hiding from the weather in the yurt is a perfect excuse to look for drafts. The only possible justification for winter is snow, which we got for exactly one day so far. Instead we have this horrible gruel of cold … Continue reading

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The 12-Hour Winter Wonderland

I’ve frequently said that the only justification for winter is snow, and we finally got some here in Austin last night! “But aren’t you freezing your ass off in the yurt?” you ask? Actually, the yurt has been pretty cozy … Continue reading

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Turning Junior Into Festival Income – Mud and Grime Addition

I’m back! Been working to re-stabilize my Austin life after my three-month six-week trip. 🙂 Since I decided to sell my house, I’ve made huge progress in reducing my expenses. I have no mortgage, no debt, and a much, much … Continue reading

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Supply Gathering and Cat Care

The kitchen countertop in my van is a little disorganized… It works, but I’ve had some time to live in the space and decided I want a single long countertop instead. Time to find parts! I headed over to The … Continue reading

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Shibari Storage at ADX

Storage in Junior, while plentiful, has been pretty chaotic so far. The bungie cargo nets above the bed have been Xtra Krazy. Ugly cargo nets for overhead storage They’re actually a fabulous idea, and I consider them Necessary Minimal Gear … Continue reading

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