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Two Hundred Watts of Bose Kidney Massage

After starting with useless, blown speakers, Junior’s stereo is now capable of causing both psychotic joy and physical injury. I started with static, and ended with Bluetooth, USB, integrated Pandora, full stereo and 200 watts of Bose sub! The story … Continue reading

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Home

I’m finally home after twelve weeks on my six week trip! My plan to reduce my expenses drastically while improving my quality of life is really coming together. The yurt is musty and needs a good cleaning. The van is … Continue reading

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Supply Gathering and Cat Care

The kitchen countertop in my van is a little disorganized… It works, but I’ve had some time to live in the space and decided I want a single long countertop instead. Time to find parts! I headed over to The … Continue reading

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Shibari Storage at ADX

Storage in Junior, while plentiful, has been pretty chaotic so far. The bungie cargo nets above the bed have been Xtra Krazy. Ugly cargo nets for overhead storage They’re actually a fabulous idea, and I consider them Necessary Minimal Gear … Continue reading

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I Can’t Stop Licking The Lovecraft

I’m really digging the fact that Lovecraft has two dance floors now. If one DJ plays something one doesn’t like, it’s off to the other floor! Despite having 7% ABV, the on-tap Marionberry Cider, while tasty, has little inebriant effect … Continue reading

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Doing Portland

So now that you’re in Portland, you ask, what are you doing? I’m standing in line for 40 minutes for Salt and Straw Ice Cream. Three times. Favorite weird flavor this trip? Bonemarrow and Smoked Cherries! I’m breaking shit in … Continue reading

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TLDW: State of The Junior Report

I made this long, rambling video to capture what Junior has been like in his first three weeks of service as my pimp mobile house *before* I make any major changes. I discuss a lot of the design issues en-route, … Continue reading

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“To The Lovecraft Bar!”

After finally touching down in Portland, it was time to go dancing! Besides the Tao of Tea, The Lovecraft Bar may be my favorite Portland establishment. With so many amazing places it’s hard to tell. The First Hurdle was a … Continue reading

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Repairs and Van Slumming in Portland

After two years and countless days of work in 100+ o heat, I finally made it back to Portland!!! It’s been my goal to visit every summer since I started in 2012, and I’ve only made it four times. It … 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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