Monthly Archives: October 2011

Gifts

I decided to use a gallon of gas driving to and from a new sleep spot last nite.  I love the area.  It has tons of good places to park and in the morning I found that there are lots … Continue reading

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Goals

I have a couple of short term goals that I want to accomplish in 2012. 1.  I want to get some dental work done so I can smile again. 2.  I want to buy a tent and other camping gear, … Continue reading

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Aches and Pains

Like Mooch says, “They don’t teach you this stuff in school!” so I’m going to talk about my aches and pains related to van living.  If this is boring, you can blame Mooch!  🙂 I’m in my 40s and I … Continue reading

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Nightmare and Prepping

Last night I found a new sleep spot.  I liked it/didn’t like it.  Liked it because it was in a little place next to a park with only one house visible.  It was away from possible prying eyes.  At the … Continue reading

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Parking

This is one reason I don’t park my van in parking lots to sleep at nite.  I believe it makes you too visible…and therefore a target.  Thoughts? “a homeless man living in his Jeep reported that he was confronted by … Continue reading

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Madonna’s brother Anthony Ciccone says he’s homeless???

Madonna’s brother is reportedly homeless and living under a bridge in Michigan after losing his job a year and a half ago — and he’s annoyed that some people might find that amusing. “My family turned their back on me, … Continue reading

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Routine

It’s been over a month since I started living in my van.  Everything is starting to settle into a routine.  I’m trying not to worry as much about where I sleep.  At first I thought I should have 30 sleep … Continue reading

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Homeless Guys

I was mentioning in this post that homeless people know how to find other homeless people.  http://livinginmyvan.com/foundation/ I believe I’ve spoken with two homeless people since I’ve been living in my van.  The first guy I approached at a gas … Continue reading

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Fears

Some people think I’m very brave to be able to live in my van.  The real truth though is I’m afraid of a lot of things.  Here’s a list.  It’s certainly not a comprehensive list but you’ll get the idea. … Continue reading

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Cold

Wow!  It was in the 40s last nite (It’s 47 degrees still at just after 8am) and I was comfortable sleeping in my van!  I had my winter coat on and one layer of comforter over me and I felt … Continue reading

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