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(More) Jumping off things!

I’m going to basically let the videos do the talking about last weekend, but to sum it up, I went to Boone to visit Kristin, and it was awesome. Besides hanging out with Bear Grylls again (the kitten we found), … Continue reading

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Leap headfirst off of giant sand dunes at the outer banks?

Check. How I got upside down in the above photograph: Last weekend, Kristin, my now-girlfriend and then-ex-girlfriend (I know, it’s usually the other way around) met me in Raleigh at 11 pm. She lives across the state, so we often … Continue reading

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Eating in a van

As promised, this post throws out a bit about how I eat. If you’re expecting nifty, cost- and space-efficient, back-road shortcuts to cooking up good meals, are you ready to be disappointed? I almost entirely eat out. In fact, I … Continue reading

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Update on the roof-jumper

Update: I’m sorry to report that the man did in fact take his life. The story here: http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20110903/ARTICLES/110729782/0/news0101 . Two interesting comments from readers of the article: “I was told this person had been recently released from The Oaks and … Continue reading

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Wilmington rooftop suicide negotiation (google, you getting this?)

SEO people, what do you think, any juicy keywords in this title? Suggestions? Haha. Non-SEO people, please ignore this. More on that potential suicide in a sec. I have reason to beleive there’s an E-harmony first date occurring at the … Continue reading

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Windy pros and fuzzy cons to living in a van

Hey guys, sorry for the hiatus. This past weekend, for a short few hours, Wilmington was  host to the would-be destructive force of hurricane Irene. The week prior, as she loomed closer and closer, an ominous cherry-red icon on tv’s … Continue reading

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Guests in the van

You read that right. This weekend, I had company. But first, a little catching up. The gym was closed part of last week, so I’ve been using the beach’s public hose/outdoor shower head. I need to reiterate (if indeed I … Continue reading

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Seizures give me headaches

I spelled “seizures” correctly first try. Self-props. So I spent some of the weekend in Raleigh. I rode around Raleigh in the van with some old-as-dirt friends, which was as awesome as it was expensive. I’ve averaged about 15 mpg … Continue reading

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Teenagers staring at me in bed

I wonder if this experience is gonna fade away quickly, like a boring afternoon, or if it’ll stick with me as some sort of turning point or adventure. I wonder if I’ll ever tell my children or their children about … Continue reading

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One day in, not dead yet

Yesterday, it happened. I moved out of my apartment and into my van. I slept in a residential area near the beach. I fell asleep almost instantly and slept soundly until my alarms woke me this morning. This morning (I’m … Continue reading

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