Tag Archives: Austin

Putting My RV Build on Sprinter-Source.com

I’ve started my Sprinter conversion thread on Sprinter-Source.com. I’m turning my empty cargo van into an off-grid urban stealth camper and mobile office. The first post has nearly all my hardware listed and why I chose it. This forum has … Continue reading

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There’s a Parrot on Your Head

Despite threats of rain and due to peer pressure from several friends, I took a small part in the yearly bacchanalia of Eeyore’s Birthday Party this Saturday afternoon. It’s a yearly fundraiser for local charities in Pease Park smack in … 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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Tieing Roses to the Japanese

This gorgeous new installation was officially opened at the Zilker Botanical Gardens this weekend at the Zilker Garden Festival! It was created by David Mahler and team of Environmental Survey Consulting, the company my friend and farm-mate Lee works for. … Continue reading

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Visitors?!? Quick! Hide It Under the Bed!

Watch the Magical Mechanical Storage Bed transform in less than three minutes! In Twin/Couch Mode: First the right and left doors on the bottom open up, and the legs are folded out from underneath, which shows off the storage space. … Continue reading

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Fourteen is Better than Twelve

Progress on the storage bed! It will actually hold fourteen 45 quart tubs, not twelve! Click for more assembly pictures! The yurt has *almost* gotten to a point where I can spend the whole day inside without having to move … Continue reading

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The Wilds of Hurst

My plans for my semi-yearly west coast adventure were once again dashed when, during my visit to see my Mom in Hurst, she fell and broke her right arm. She tripped over the footrest of a recliner I’ve left deployed … Continue reading

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