Vanifest Destiny: How I Became a College-Educated 29-Year-Old Who is Technically Homeless

It's really not as weird as you think.

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Pete Cottell quit his job in Ohio and moved to Portland to live in a van. Read why here and follow his adventures all summer here.What do you do when you’re pushing 30 and you haven’t achieved much of anything beyond getting a bachelor’s degree from a monolithic land grant university?Well, some people go back to school to delay the inevitable, tossing more debt on the heap in hopes that ...   More
 
Thursday, June 6, 2013 PETE COTTELL

Vanifest Destiny: When In Roam

Why I left a comfy job and sweet apartment in Ohio to live in a van in Portland.


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I’m lying on the backseat of a busted old conversion van that reeks of oil and cigar smoke in the parking lot of a Space Age gas station near the Portland-Gresham border. It’s not quite 6 am,    More
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 PETE COTTELL

Vanifest Destiny: Who Lives in That Van?


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Look down your street. Even if you live in the West Hills, there’s a good chance you’ve got a van or two parked nearby. Vans are everywhere in Cascadia—and some of them double as houses. VO   More
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 PETE COTTELL

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