Home Sweet Van

Kelsey Breseman
3 min readMay 22, 2023

"No way." Foam blocks, 39x22x3” are right there on the bottom shelf of the home goods store. This is a huge score.

It was Eileen's idea to rent a van and sleep in it. We had already committed to the premise of not bringing sleeping bags, so instead we confirmed the existence of home goods stores in the vicinity bag in February, when we booked.

It was always a bit of a gamble. I assumed we'd have to sleep on cheap duvets folded over, hip bones pressing into the floor of the commercial van's closed-in back. But here, though they're only about two by three feet, are much better…