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A Place for Thor’s Kitty

The doorbell rang today at about 2:00. Thor and his kitty ran to see who it was. Thor is especially concerned about people who ring the doorbell. As far as he can tell, no good can come from it. I … Continue reading

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Paradise on the dashboard

This isn’t especially exciting, but I don’t want people to think that I’ve been slacking on getting the Camper with No Name outfitted. I built a pretty cool shelf to sit on the dashboard and has a mount for my … Continue reading

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I think I may need more than Chrome

In December I received a Google CR48 laptop (you can read some of my reactions on my Learn blog. Basically, it is a stripped down OS and has only Google’s Chrome browser. One can also access a text-based shell, which … Continue reading

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Thors Throne: The Poodle gets a custom-made seat

Thor really wants to ride in the front seat. He can fit there, but if I hit the brakes or take a quick right turn, he’s on the floor. The last (and only) time that happened, I was afraid the … Continue reading

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A Tent for All Seasons

On the recent REI trip I bought a Kelty Deluxe Carport. I have tried, twice, to set it up without success. As it turns out it’s not an easy thing to do alone, especially when you’re still figuring out what … Continue reading

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Cup Holder, sky light mechanism, dry box, eye bolts: check

I’m sure you’re wondering just what I’ve accomplished in the past couple of days. If you’re my student who’s wondering why I haven’t gotten his/her/hir dissertation proposal back, this is not the post you were hoping for (though I did … Continue reading

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The Future VW Camper

Here’s a YouTube video with a VW camper of the future. Mine is a camper of the past. It’s cool, though.

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Uh, why wait until 81?

Here’s an inspiring video about 5 men who at 81 trained and went on a motorcycle ride. I’m not going on a motorcycle, but I’m not waiting until 81, either.

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Getting ready for the shakedown cruise

Sometime this week Thor and I will embark on our first journey. I worked this weekend to get some more stuff done, mostly pretty boring stuff like getting locks installed on all of the cabinets, some little pieces of trim … Continue reading

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KOA: Couldn’t do the Walmart.

This morning as I lay in bed thinking that Thor and I should hit the road, I received a phone call from my therapist to let me know that he/she/zie was expecting me 10 minutes earlier. As one who tries … Continue reading

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