I'm back from my road trip and settled in. I'm going to start putting some energy into the Christian Jeep Association which I started in 2018. Stayed tuned! Christian Jeep Associattion
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I’ll be at Calvary this Saturday for the men’s breakfast at 8:30. I won’t be cooking off the back of my Jeep but I’ll be talking a lot about my Jeep. You don’t have to be a member to attend. All are welcome! #freebreakfast
Narrowing down my schedule even more. Please submit the form on the volunteer page on my website if would like to help out on a Saturday in one of the cities I'll be doing homeless outreach in. Thank you! http://missionforhope.us/volunteer Indianapolis 6/15 Chicago 6/22 Denver 6/29 Anchorage 7/20 Seattle 8/3 Portland, OR 8/10 San Francisco 8/17 Los Angeles 8/24 San Diego 8/31 Los Vegas 9/7 Phoenix 9/14 Albuquerque 9/21 Dallas 9/28 New Orleans 10/5 Jackson, MS 10/12 Mobile, AL 10/19 Tampa 10/26 Key West 11/2 Miami 11/9 Atlanta, GA 11/16 Durham, NC 11/23
I’m sitting on a bench at the Beverly train station. I just came back from a meeting of the Massachusetts Coalition For The Homeless in Boston. The MCFTH is s non-profit with thirteen employees, have six programs that help the homeless and a annual budget of close to $2 million. They are trying to push through a dozen state bills to help the homeless and about $3.1 billion in state programs to help close to 20,000 people in Massachusetts that are experiencing homelessness. There were about two dozen folks at the meeting discussing the bills and budget and what can be done to get them passed. After getting off the train in Beverly I planted myself on a bench to finish reading an article in the Washington Post about a homeless couple in DC. How every other week they are faced with uncertainty if their home, a tent, will be removed and discarded by city workers. A very moving story. In the article the homeless woman, Monica, said... “Acknowledge us!” she said. “We’re human beings! Please,…
I’ve spent that last four months refining what I pack in my Jeep for overlanding. It’s kind of funny but my number one goal is the Jeep is packed in a way so I can still take the top down. That means I can’t have gear too high in the cargo area. And I think I have succeeded! :) The gear in the back doesn’t really go much higher than the sides, I do have a cargo net which goes over everything (including the rear windows) in the back so nothing will blow away when the top is down. The other goal is comfort. But how comfortable can you be driving 200 days in a 2 Door Wrangler? I listed electronics that I have in an earlier social media post but I’ll try to do re-post here at some point.
Here we go... Coleman 2 burner propane stove Drop down tailgate table w/cutting board 12v Coleman 50 quart cooler & footlocker with breakfast, lunch and dinner for 5 days. 12v 1000ml Tea Kettle (1 of my favorite purchases) 12v Mini Hotlogic for cooking & heating meals 12v Electric blanket 12v Hea…