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The Slab City Series–#3-Scot (one t)

“I’m a professional chef,” said Scot. “Once I had a bakery in San Juan Capistrano, and then I had a restaurant in Boulder.” I was visiting my neighbors at the Jesus Lives bunker. Jerry’s puppy was molesting Lance, Scot’s Rottweiler, who finally trotted into the desert in disgust. The puppy then began working on my […]

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The Slab City Series–#2 Meet the Slabs

I camped on the outskirts of Slab City, across the road from Salvation Mountain and just down from what looked like an earth-berm house with “Jesus Lives” emblazoned across the front. I had driven through the Slabs. It was confusing. I didn’t know the lay of the land, and I couldn’t figure out where to […]

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The Slab City Series–#1 Salvation Mountain

  “Whatever you do, don’t go to Slab City.” I didn’t have the heart to tell the nice man in the big motorhome that that’s exactly where I was going. Slab City isn’t on any map. You won’t find it on your GPS. To get to Slab City you drive along the east shore of the […]

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You can do it, Girlfriend!-Part 2

  Okay, Girlfriend, in my last post I described the process by which I bought my rig. Now, after 7 months and several thousand miles on the road, let’s give it a look and give it a grade. I’m immensely happy to report that so far my rig has performed superbly. I sought mightily to […]

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