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Border security

We love the neighbor dogs! Ever since Torce introduced us to our wonderful neighbors we’ve...

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A Cat's Life in El Terreno

El Terreno has been hard on our cats recently! To celebrate Fly’s miraculous, mysterious return)...

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Keeping Gris company

Isn’t it a gift to return to “normal” life and be grateful for small blessings?...

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El Terreno, Incomplete

We’ve been house/dog-sitting in the city, so our vanlife is on hold. The dogs are...

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Dry season thorns

I’m learning to appreciate the shades of green we see in patches during this dusty,...

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Cat competition

We think a white tail hawk is hunting in El Terreno! (Can you identify this...

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Going camping

Why go camping if you live in a van? I’ve wanted to pitch a tent...

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Adios gatitos

The worst part of leaving Mexico (to spend a few weeks in the US) was...

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Fly

I was shopping for chickens when I saw four kittens in a tiny cage. The...

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Gris

Gris is noisy, bold, demanding and social. I was shopping for chickens when I saw...

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Infestation

For a couple months I’ve wondered why flies lay eggs in our clothes. We keep...

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Cut out the middle man!

Thankfully, Max is better (for now) and sleeping through the night! Poor old fella has...

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We're stuck

How did we end up living in a van? Well, first we decided to live...

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Blogging and couching

Blogging about our permaculture adVanture shares a few laughs, groans, and insight connects us to...

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Chicken care

Phillip designed longer-lasting feeding and watering systems for the chickens. We needed to improve our...

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Stuff we have to do before breakfast

wake up before dawn to Max puking (must’ve gotten into some cat food yesterday and...

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I sleep with six

For two days the kittens hid under the shed. For the next three days they...

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Mass murder

Whoever thinks organic farmers are touchy-feeling pacifists doesn’t know any. There’s a lot of killing...

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Clean

The day I tossed a (firm) dog turd out of our bed, finished making that...

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Family trip

Sometimes we all need to pile into the truck and go to the vet. Vacunas...

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Wind

All the elements feel more extreme here - the sun is stronger, hotter. Afternoon wind...

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Ven, gatita y gatita

With mice and rat poop all around the van, someone breaking into our coffee and...

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