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Escape Velocity Achieved

Bursting at the seams with In-Progress Conversion Goodness, Junior finally made it out of Austin around 2 PM yesterday! The solar, fan, and bed are installed, everything else is in a huge, mostly organized pile of tubs and wire shelves. … Continue reading

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The Empty Echo of Bats

Batman is dead! Long live Batman! I retired the Batcave, the home of our router, on the same day as Adam’s West’s death. Due to very short cables, our Dark Knight has lived in the Batcave outdoors for over a … Continue reading

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Co-Sleeping With Conversion Parts

With the order of my Vitrifrigo 12VDC fridge, I now have every major component I need to live in my van full time. The This week I will start sleeping inside. Am I giving up the yurt? No. Going on … Continue reading

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Bolting On Aires

Our mild spring means that it’s only in June is it routinely getting over 90 degrees. The yurt, while protected by trees, is hot and muggy at the steamiest part of the day. I’m really focused on getting Junior, my … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Doesn’t Work

It’s totally ok to fail. That’s how creativity works. You try and fail a few times, then succeed. Sometimes in between there is meditation or thinkage. Sometimes there is booze. My super low-flow sink has really exceeded expectations overall. It … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Scores: Let There Be Light!

I save money and reduce my carbon footprint by buying as much of my stuff as possible second hand. White Intertek Clamp Lamp $3.99 Stainless Translucent-Shade Clamp Lamp $4.99 Stainless Intertek Clamp Lamp, $3.99 These are great for task lighting … Continue reading

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Plugging the Insectoid Firehose

The Spring Insect Explosion here in Austin has been flooding past the tiny gaps in my roof ring bug screen as though pouring from a fire hose. Excited, horny bugs you would never guess could fit through such tiny holes … Continue reading

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