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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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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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Micro-Baking in the CWM-200 Convection Microwave

My tiny yurt has a tiny kitchen, so it’s critical each appliance wear as many hats as possible. I tried my first baking experiments with my Cuisinart CMW-200, a smallish oven that combines a microwave, convection oven, and grill all … Continue reading

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Trunking Up the Honda

Got my luggage trunk installed on my Honda PCX-150, drastically increasing my cargo capacity. It’s big enough to hold a full-sized satchel and combined with the space under the seat and a backpack, I can carry at least three or … 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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Reclaiming the Reclaimed

I found this oddly wonderful folding table contraption outside Wheatsville: It was made mostly of nice cedar, and had some parts I wanted for my folding bed project, so I ganked it and took it apart. The best part is … Continue reading

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