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Kimberly Kradel
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artist. writer. photographer.
artist. writer. photographer.

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I don’t have an ego about living the vanlife. I’ve been living this way for far too long to feel like vanlife is a competition of some sort. Vanlife is not about who can do it better, who is prettier, who can make the better video, who can create the…
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Every time I am in San Francisco my friend N. and I get together for lunch. N. was my Project Manager when I was a Quality Assurance Engineer working on a home office router project. That’s how we met. Those were the days. Busy, busy. Anyway, neither one…
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It’s really difficult to resist the expensive trendy ice cream when it is less than a block from the house from where I’m staying. Try as I might, I can’t circumnavigate Humphry Slocombe for the entire nine days that I am here, staying in The Mission…
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My brain wanted to head over to Mission Chinese for lunch but I wanted to make a stop at The Scarlet Sage first. It’s a nice little herb and crystal shop that sells things like incense, tarot cards, and herbal medicines, on Valencia Street where I like to…
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This is taking so much longer than I thought it would. When I first got the new-to-me van, I thought it would take a week for me to build it out into a living space. I planned one day for each component of the build – one day for insulation, one day for…
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Disclaimer: I have no idea what I’m doing. Not a clue. There was only one thing that I knew I wanted in my new-to-me van build – a hardwood floor. A nice floor. One that would make me feel connected to nature when I stood or sat with my bare feet touching…
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It had been twenty-one years since The Escape Pod came into my life, but now it’s time to let her go. After hurting my back a few years ago, it became more and more difficult to drive her, getting stuck in traffic with the clutch was unbearable, and…
Buying The Van
Buying The Van
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Hardware stores are some of my favorite places to walk around in. All that testosterone. Especially at the big box stores like Home Depot. You can bathe in it. Because of the van build project, I’m spending a lot of time there recently. Sometimes I look…
At Home Depot
At Home Depot
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Sitting out my Saturn transits – and lucky me had two weird ones in a row! – I wondered if I was ever going to be able to break out and be me again in this lifetime. My life had become a constant search for lunch money, job rejections, and trying to…
Change Is Good, Right?
Change Is Good, Right?
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