Rags and Riches: two American Dreams.


RecentlyĀ an articleĀ floatedĀ its way around the internet claimingĀ living in a van is the new American Dream.Ā IĀ couldn’t decide whether I agree or not.Ā But I think I know now.

This is the story of two very different versions of the American Dream crossing paths in a matter of hours.

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Van Vignettes: Part 2

A few stories about our attempts to hide from people.


“Van Counseling”


Levi woke up one morning to the familiar sound of someone talking loudly on their phone as they passed by. He tried to fall back asleep, but realized the man on the phone planted himselfĀ on a park bench right outside, facingĀ the van.Ā He sat there for a long time discussingĀ his health problems, ongoing divorce, and estrangement from his friends and family…all unaware there was a person in the van (note to self: alwaysĀ assume thereā€™s a person inĀ every van) laying in bedĀ listening toĀ his every word. Continue reading