Monthly Archives: January 2015

Plan C

Plan B is free-sleeping in my van.  Plan C is sleeping rough. If something happens to my van I am probably going to sleep rough. I will put all my clothes etc. into my storage unit and sleep near it. … Continue reading

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Judging

A new commenter named Miranda commented that “you’re clearly bothered when people judge you, but you judge your van neighbors as well as women who wear leggings in the same post”. Hmmm…I had to think about this a bit. I … Continue reading

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Cops and Authority-Response to Geezer

Geezer said in a comment that the cops had every authority to simply tow my van, without leaving a notice. With all due respect Geezer, that’s not true.  They did not catch me doing anything.  My van is up to … Continue reading

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How to Ruin Your Sleep Spot

Use drugs Hang out at your sleep spot 24/7 with your windows and doors open Ask anyone you meet if they have an painkillers for them Make the area around you stink by pouring pee out your window over and … Continue reading

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5 Minute Update

On Thursday, I was going to stop by my van to drop off my jacket when lo and behold there was a cop talking to the tweakers in the black van.  Naturally, I just kept riding by!!!!!!!!! I checked by … Continue reading

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Van Neighbors 2

The guy didn’t say much. She was my age and she was pumping me for information.  Acted vaguely as if she knew the neighbors.  Said she had lived in the city for 30 years. Assumed I slept in my van! … Continue reading

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Van Neighbors

A couple of days ago I stopped by my van on my bike.  I don’t do this often because I want to be invisible to the good house dwellers that live nearby.  I don’t want them calling the cops. As … Continue reading

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Police

Despite the “big busts” we see the police make from time to time, I see the police as mostly as advanced welfare, backed by the US government.  A make-work job that relies on money from good people, in order to … Continue reading

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Patti

wouldn’t have mattered in tht moment.  You and I would be equally vulnerable in that situation. I don’t say this to compete but only to suggest that whenever possible, you  bring your husband or son along with you when you … Continue reading

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Is Van Living Dangerous?

I suppose in some ways it is.  The locks and alarm system mightnot work as well as yours BUT I don’t think people would expect an old van like mine to contain any valuables either, and they would be right. … Continue reading

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