Category Archives: Unexpected Difficulties

The World Keeps Spinning…

…for those of you that haven’t been informed (probably most of the world other than the handful of people that I’ve told) I am embarking on the next leg of my life’s journey. It’s not one that everyone has the … Continue reading

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Bah…Forum’s down… (fixed)

Sorry folks – forum is down…bad mod install borked the whole fucking thing.  It should be back online this evening or tomorrow…as soon as I can get it taken care of.  Nothing is lost (usernames/posts/etc)…just the interface.  Thanks for your … Continue reading

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Never Talk to Strangers (or, Mama wasn’t always right)

So I left the shelter after four days. I stayed an extra night since it was so late in the day when I got CHOPT back (besides – gathering my shit together is no small feat). It was a relatively … Continue reading

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Two Steps Forward…

But before you give me too much shit for returning to Astoria and my sister, keep in mind that in the last two weeks keeping CHOPT on the road has cost me $600, despite excellent care, experience, and hospitality of … Continue reading

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Port Alberni

Ok, so I know that the blog has kind of fallen into disarray over the last few days – mostly due to stress on my part and concern about the rear tire.  Metal wasn’t showing through the rubber, but you … Continue reading

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Homeless…briefly (with luck)

Just a quick update – that tire is scaring the hell out of me so CHOPT is parked until I can get it replaced.  The quotes that I’ve gotten so far are upward of $400 (includes labor), but there’s no … Continue reading

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Fustercluck

I’m going to try to post these in reverse order so that you can read them straight through – I’m also adding “Part” numbers to make it easier.  Reading them in order will make a shitload more sense :p So … Continue reading

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The 10,000 (Part 1)

A couple of notes – this is where the “Philosphy”, I think, will kick into high gear.  My information may not be 100% correct where I’m referencing things – I’ll dig up links where I can, obviously, but please correct … Continue reading

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Tofino, BC – and Temporary “Lodging”

Well, due to the delays in getting the battery in the bike and being able to leave for Vancouver Island (among other things – I’ll get to those) I didn’t quite make it to the campgrounds that I had been … Continue reading

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Brief Update

Due to exhaustion and really not a whole lot having happened today, this’ll be a short update.  Sorry no pics – not much to take pictures of…I’ve been homeless for a day and CHOPT has been staying with her extended … Continue reading

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