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Life Begins At The End of Your Comfort Zone

“My house cannot have wheels!” I yelled at my husband, after another long day of looking at apartments in LA and coming up with nothing. We had spent a good 2 months searching for the perfect place, but the cards were stacked against us: My husband Jeremie recently moved from France, and has no credit history nor verifiable income in the US (he’s a musician – violinist – and thus most gigs are paid cash), and my modest income as director of an NGO and freelance writer was often not enough to cover the 2.5 to 3X the rent that the places we were looking at wanted. 826 more words


Painting The Bus (Part 2)

First order of the day was preparing the bus for paint.  A lot of body work and modifications were in order.  I wanted to change the old lights for more modern lights.   268 more words


Painting The Bus

So how do you get a bus from the picture above to the picture below?

Then let the work (FUN) begin!

Brad doing the high work. 136 more words

New Windows To The World

The original bus windows are drafty and sometimes, over time, don’t latch properly.  The decision to replace them would help with heating, cooling and bug control. 147 more words


Windows To The World

There were 30 side windows on the bus.  15 on each side.  On my first bus I didn’t take the windows out.  I did, however, cover many of them from the inside with insulation and paneling.   221 more words


First Things First

When deciding to build a conversion it’s no different than building a house.  You’ve got to make a plan.  So you sit down and survey your building site. 320 more words


11.18.2015 Journal Prompt

Image from Sixteen Candles

November 18, 2015: This is how it happened.

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