Monthly Archives: August 2011

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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