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A Recipe for Success: One convertible, 10 pairs of shoes, and a batch of whole wheat pancakes

If you live in a van long enough, you’re bound to find yourself in some interesting situations. This one was a first: Adam and I rolled into Coyote Corner the morning of a rest day to fill up water and cook a leisurely breakfast in the parking lot. It’s common to see vans, Sprinters, and small RVs, so we didn’t think twice when we saw a bus sized motor home taking up half the parking lot. As Adam brought the water jugs over to the spigot, I opened up the kitchen and got to work measuring out pancake mix. As I heated up some oil and poured the first batch of pancakes into the sizzling pot, a man walked over. “Hey! Are you the caterer?” he asked eyeing the pancakes keenly. “Uh, no, not a caterer. Just cooking breakfast,” I replied. He quickly apologized and walked away with an air of disappointment. That’s weird, I thought to myself. I flipped my pancakes and continued cooking, only to notice another man sitting in a chair outside the motor home …