Tag Archives: on the road

Mountain Adventures

While in Bridger-Teton National Forest for the eclipse, I went on several hikes. The first was downhill from the Phillips Trailhead, I think on the Phillips Connector. The sign was gone, so I wasn’t sure. There is a parallel mountain … Continue reading

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The End of Light

I watched the eclipse from the top of Junior, my moderately trusty steed, but not before encountering this adorsable pet potbellied pig! Its owners had an amazing homebrew RV they had built from scratch, including welding the frame and covering … Continue reading

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Preparing for Mid-Day Darkness

I had the privilege of watching the 2017 eclipse from up in the Grand Tetons! It was an amazing visual and a fantastic shakedown cruise for living in Junior full-time. Having never stayed in a National Forest before, I had … Continue reading

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Star Wars in Golden Colorado

I got the fridge working, stocked it up at the Denver Walmart where I spent thenight, then went to visit Dennis at LinDen Engineering. For years Dennis has helped me fix Junior from thousands of miles away. Today, he was … Continue reading

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Into the Vanscape

After a last sampling of the Fabulous Fruit of Braums before I left their stomping grounds, I finally escaped Texas! I washed my boots in a puddle to get the worst off before climbing into Junior and heading north! After … Continue reading

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Escaping Texas

I was three miles away from the Flying J near the Texas border when I got stuck in the fucking mud. I was using the Pilot/Flying J App to earn free showers as I drive. It has a bug where … Continue reading

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Escape Velocity Achieved. Again. please.

I finally managed to leave on my trip on Tuesday. I made use of Mom’s garage while I was there: …cleaning up afterward… Mom did a dry run for a few days to see if she could manage by herself. … Continue reading

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A Brief Tour

Here’s a short video of Junior, my Sprinter, on his path to becoming an urban stealth camper.

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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Thirty seconds after washing my very first dirty dish in the alpha RV sink setup, the windshield washer pump motor burned out. I started with this cabinet I found on the side of the street. I scored this sweet stainless … Continue reading

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Nostalgia and Cheap Steel

When leaving the yurt, I just sort of ripped out most of the sink mechanism because it was fast and easy. The only thing I really needed to install it in Junior was the sink itself and the hardware you … Continue reading

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