I asked you fine folk on Twitter what you wanted my next blog to be about, and people seemed highly interested in the buildout process, so without further ado: HOW I BUILT OUT MY VAN WITH VERY LITTLE TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL I got the van in June of 2017. When I bought her, she … Continue reading The Buildout
When I tell people I live in a van, the first thing they ask me is where I go to the bathroom. The second thing they ask me is how I eat. I didn't think the bathroom question was worthy of an in-depth explanation, but I thought I would walk you through how I manage to keep … Continue reading How do you eat?!?!
The title pretty much sums it up, I suppose. Since I moved into my van on January 7th, I've been living in my best friend Kevan's backyard. I have been incredibly grateful for him, and having a spot to park has been really helpful in making this transition. However, I feel like a fraud. Many … Continue reading I’ve been living in a backyard, & I feel like a fraud.
Moving into a van is no easy transition, and anyone who tells you differently is probably lying. Like 97% sure they're lying. When you first buy the van, you're swept up in an adrenaline rush, and you're so excited about the future, and you are envisioning how beautiful it's gonna look and all the incredible … Continue reading The 5 Stages of Van Grief
van·i·ty : excessive pride in or admiration of one's own appearance or achievements. My name is Alexis, and I live in a van. Typically, when I tell people this, their first response is “That’s so cool!” and I smile, and nod, and thank them for thinking so, and then they usually ask some follow up … Continue reading Welcome to a life of vanity