As the quarantine and my daily blog draw to a close, I figured now is a good time for reflection. Summer is just now starting to begin and it was a long spring cooped up indoors. I’m sure we all have cabin fever and we’re all ready to get out of the house, but the pandemic is far from over. 2020 has been a difficult … Continue reading Day 98: Time for Reflection
I’ve been watching The Walking Dead a lot lately and it’s got me wondering: would I survive an apocalypse? If I had to survive off the land, could I? If another depression hit, would I make it through? I’ve owned the book “Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century” for years and I’m only just now starting to read it. I’m always saying I wish had … Continue reading Day 57: Would you survive an apocalyptic world? 20 Questions
It’s hard to feel festive under quarantine, but today is a special holiday! In my family, we normally spend our Easter celebration eating lots of food and flying kites, but this year we settled for a safe video chat. I miss the days of dyeing Easter eggs and hiding them for my nieces and nephew. But it was still nice to see my family even … Continue reading Day 27: Happy Easter!
Sure change is hard, and this is probably the biggest disruption to society we’ve had in a long time. People keep saying “when things go back to normal…” But what was normal for the average person? Working 40+ hours a week to barely be able to pay bills? Rarely getting to spend time with family? Valuing the stock market over the planet? Being constantly busy? … Continue reading Day 26: Do we want to go back to “normal”?
The plumbing is finally done! Well, mostly done. I still need to install a drain, but I have running water, at least. After a lengthy break from working on the bus due to a valve gauge connector that had to be replaced, I’m finally back on track. The plumbing was the last big hurdle. And this is the set up I’ve got: The Sink I … Continue reading Living in a Bus Step 8: The Bathroom: toilet, shower, and water