Van Vignettes: Part 1

It’s been awhile since we’ve shared any homeless tales. Therefore I am going to publish a three-part series over the next few days for give you all a glimpse of life in the van.

Potty Parties


Van life really comes alive in the dead of night. The following is a common chain of late night events:

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Homeless on purpose

I’ve basically been living in a car for the last three years, commuting 3 hours a day in awful L.A. traffic. Sitting in crazy traffic while paying crazy rent just to crash at night and start all over again in the morning got me thinking– why don’t I just live in a van??

I write for advertising agencies. My husband is a medical student studying for the boards. We don’t really fit the hobo profile, but whatever. We’re doing it.

At least for the summer…if we can make it.

So we’re inviting you to follow along. I promise it’s going to be an interesting ride.