Category Archives: Chilling

A new home (and then some)

A few things to talk about, just kind of miscellaneous Rok stuff.  A new house, legal weed in Oregon, job is still good but…well…read on…

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The Latest in the Life of Rok…

Yeah, a lot of you are saying to yourselves, “Shit, when he said he’d send us an email update I didn’t think it would just be a link to his website.  That douche!” and some of you are saying, “When … 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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Sheltered Child

This is my third day (two and a half) in the shelter. Technically, this is a hostel (which is something I had planned to do during the trip), but the people here are largely addicts in a variety of ways. … 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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The 10,000 (Part 2)

If you haven’t read it, here’s The 10,000 (Part 1) Because it’s relevant, I’m going to relay my dream.  As dreams tend to be, it’s a bit disjointed in places – that’s largely because I don’t remember all of it. … 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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Historical Facts

There has been some debate over whether or not the following video was, in fact, recorded.  The following was recorded in August, 1985, and as you all can see, it did (in fact) take place. The mohawk you see is … Continue reading

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