It’s been a while since I’ve updated this, so here’s what’s been going on. Now that I’m back on my feet again, I’ve started to take more trips in my camper van. I’m getting serious enough about this #vanlife thing that I’m starting a new venture, The Pirate Van. So far I have a new […]

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Solo Van Trip and Other Updates

Time flies when you’re having fun. My formerly broken foot recovery kicked into high gear in July. I’m now walking without assistance, though for shorter distances than I used to. I just need to keep exercising it to rebuild the muscles that slacked off for the past few months. Now that I’m self-propelled again, I […]

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On the Mend, New Projects

It’s been a minute, so let’s catch up. I’m not walking yet, but I’m getting there. In mid-April I had surgery on my busted heel bone, which now contains what looks like a mending brace from the local Home Depot to patch it back together again. At this point I’m just starting to put some […]

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Building a Bed

Now the fun part begins — converting my van into a camper. One of the big reasons I’m doing this is so that I have somewhere comfortable to sleep at night, not a deflated air mattress on the ground. A bed is the largest part of my setup, so it was the first thing I […]

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Phase 2

I did all the work on the van I could do myself. I got a recommendation to a reputable local shop to do the rest – parking brake, ABS sensor, and the inspection. It’s all done, and it’s legal, ready to hit the road! Perhaps the timing is fortuitous, with life basically canceled for the […]

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