Smokey Da Van

It seems I’ve been so focused on building up Smokey Da Van — the website, the YouTube channel, the Instagram, the Facebook page, the Twitter, and the cat’s Twitter — that I completely forgot to come back here and mention what I’ve been up to. Pretty much all of my creative efforts that haven’t been […]

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Forged in Fire

A lot has happened since my last post, so let me summarize. We woke up to the smoke alarm on March 24 at 2:30am. Our apartment was filled with smoke, and there were flames at our back door. We grabbed the cat and a few essentials and got out. No one got hurt, but if […]

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Progress on Spaceball 1

It took a full two weeks for the US Postal Service to deliver the bill of sale and title we needed to register the van, and to make sure it was really genuinely legally ours before starting our build. I laid the groundwork for our future YouTube channel, and posted a van tour video of […]

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The Salty Van

The Pirate Van is no more. Considering how many repairs it’s needed this year plus the breakdown after the RallySprint, I decided that this particular van is not suitable for extended travel, which is exactly what I want to start doing. So I sold it to someone who will continue to use it as a […]

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