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The Serpentine and the Sweet Fruits of Abilene

Coming into Abilene I heard a Bad Noise I couldn’t ID from under the hood. A small pulley on the serpentine belt had broken off, and Junior’s torquey 3.0 liter turbo diesel ¬†gleefully shredded the belt in tiny strips that … Continue reading

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Maintaining The Feet Fleet

The soles on these Keens had come loose, so I decide to try to re-attach them with the disturbingly snot-like but amazingly effective DAP Weldwood. It’s been a few days since I glued them back together, and the sandals have … 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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Resurrecting the Metro

I’ve been working hard to resurrect my favorite abusive parter of all time, my 1997 Geo Metro. I’m bringing it back from the brink of death to re-sell it, and doing so will be easier once its story is told, … 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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Cute Dinosaur EVAR!

My local pest control officer! Nature will frequently solve problems if I don’t reflexively work to stop her: I used to have a lot of spiders in the yurt, and they kept the rest of the bugs in check. I … Continue reading

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Dreams of Portlandia

I ordered a MaxxAir Deluxe fan for the van today. I’d really like to do a drip to Portland this year and live in the van instead of a my yurt. I *definitely* don’t have time to do the full … Continue reading

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