Monthly Archives: June 2015

Getting Free Food-and Getting Religion

The place where I often get food in the morning is a church. When I don’t have any money I go there at 630 in the morning and have a cup or two of coffee in a little styrofoam cup. … Continue reading

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Annual Storage Unit Cleanup

About once a year I go into my storage unit and throw out a bunch of stuff. My dream is to have room in my storage to use it like a closet and allow my van to look like a … Continue reading

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Feelings

This morning I woke up early and couldn’t get back to sleep. I get more dissatisfied with van living everyday but I’m stuck with it a while longer. I talked with the woman running the non-profit last night. Things aren’t … Continue reading

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Power

The hardest part about living in my van is the stigma. If people suspect it, it’s bad. Especially if you work for them. I think I have been very blessed with my handful of clients. They appreciate my services and … Continue reading

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Hair

While I was writing the last post, I started thinking about this guy I used to see at the storage units every day.  He would sit in his car and repeatedly run his hands through his hair.  I think I … Continue reading

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Safe Places for Van Dwellers

I generally don’t do anything besides sleeping at my sleep spots. So I also need safe places to get organized and clean out the van.  I mean safe from prying, judgmental eyes.  I have seen homeless people pull apart their … Continue reading

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Action Parters and Getting Things Done

I have been trying something new lately.  I have an action partner that I am checking in with three times a week.  The check in appointments happen at a specific time and are 15 minutes long.  Basically, we share what … Continue reading

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Freedom

Or free dumb. This guy says very eloquently what I feel about freedom, or our actual lack of it.    

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Changing Theme

I’m going to try to change the theme of this blog this weekend.  Hopefully I won’t mess up my blog but as it is, the blog isn’t mobile friendly so it’s like “non grata” as far as google is concerned … Continue reading

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Not Welcome

I have been sleeping in this one spot twice a week (mon and weds usually)  I actually don’t like staying there because it is in what I call “my loop”.  A few of my clients live a block or two … Continue reading

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