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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!

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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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Countertop Nirvana

After the arrival of the new fridge, I’m hard at work creating the next phase of the yurt countertop! I’ll have to office near the door where I can see outside, the cooking area in the middle, and the sink … Continue reading

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Shields Up!

I spent about three hours resizing a magnetic doorscreen for the yurt! It has no windows, so the only way to get airflow without using the AC was to open the front door, which lead directly to Mosquitopocalypse. It also … Continue reading

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Bringing Home the Cold

Summer is coming, and as much as I like to Get The Fuck Out of Texas once is starts over over 100 degress, I’m sure I’ll be here for at least a portion of it. I’m intending to add a … Continue reading

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Behold! The BATCAVE!

Our valiant router’s Time of Trials is at an end! Behold the Bat Cave! For months our poor wi-fi router has been strapped like a shrink-wrapped cyberpunk Jesus to an outdoor upright on the barn, protected from the elements only … Continue reading

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Fire and Water

My Loyal Yurtlings have been starved, STARVED recently for news of Yurt Progress! Fear not! Your time of depravation is at an end! Behold this fantastic mockup of the main kitchen counter, compliments of Ikea and Ramblewood! I already have … Continue reading

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Weekly Budget Snapshot

I reconcile my spending and track my budget every week. As part of my long-term financial plans, I’ll eventually be posting most of the details of my financial life online. This is a start: One of my current dilemmas is … Continue reading

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Discount Bladestorm and Corkgasm

Almost everything on this table cost 50 cents each, and nothing cost more than a $1 each. I am prepared for you, flooring! PREPARED!!! Which is handy, since IT’S HERE!!! I’m supposed to wait 48 hours for it to “acclimate”, … Continue reading

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