Month: February 2013

Is that gasoline?

One of the Vanagon’s design, um, “characteristics” is that a few of the hoses that deliver gasoline to the engine run just over the exhaust. This is necessary given that the engine is in the rear, but without proper maintenance…

Into the woods

As much as we liked Oaxaca, there was one member of our party who was not a fan: Milo. Oaxaca de Juárez turned out to be one of the least dog-friendly cities we visited. Although the hotels seemed dog-friendly enough…

Oaxaca workshop

We spent the week in Oaxaca de Juárez, usually known simply as Oaxaca. The city is quite nice, with lots of public space in the historic center, beautiful churches made of this distinctive green-tinged brick, and one of the most…

Camping Marinero’s web site

We stayed several days in this spot in Puerto Escondido. We liked the place a lot, very simple, super close to the beach, and cheap. I actually liked it so much that I offered Victor, the owner, to make a…

Storage space

While Stephanie enjoyed her new office by the beach, I set off to make some extra storage for the Pony. It seems like I always need to have a project, something to fix or something to build. I found Angel,…

Office life

The past few weeks have been a long lesson in maintaining focus while trying to go with the flow. I need to work every morning. I am a little psychotic about it. If I don’t work, I feel like a…