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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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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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In Texas, Nature Hates You

Texas is not for wimps. Texas is hot, hostile, and merciless. There is beauty here, and that beauty hates you.

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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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Uh oh.

Mongolia never really gets hot. Because larger parts of it are desert, I assumed that Mongolia actually gets hot. But it looks like the average maximum temperature there is 65 degrees F. Normally my solution to this problem is to … Continue reading

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Flipside 2014: It Will Be Awesome Once I Get There

Although I’ve been going to Flipside since 2002, and have never failed to have a murderously killer time there each and every year, I’m never, ever excited before I go. There’s something about the burn prep process that puts me … Continue reading

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The Voyage Home

After a great visit with my cousin and her family, time spent with Nick, and a day in San Francisco, it was time to say goodbye to the fabulous West Coast where I had spent most of my summer and … Continue reading

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