Building our Tiny House : Weeks 18, 19 & 20

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We had a few bumps in the road during weeks 18, 19 & 20 of building our tiny house on a trailer, two of them being exhaustion and lack of motivation. Much rain, including Tropical storm Irene, and a cold snap, in which our evening temperatures dropped close to freezing, shook us out of our lull. We’re working hard to get [Read More…]

Time to Pack it Up

Migrating Geese by Vlado

Last week the Canada geese began to honk their way through Vermont. Although there is plenty to do before the Tiny House is “finished”, and our personalities are such that we could continue working indefinitely, the time has come for us to follow the calling of the geese, to pack it up and head in a southerly direction.

There was a moment [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Weeks 15, 16 & 17

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During weeks 15, 16 & 17 of building our tiny house on a trailer, we finish installing the trim & redwood siding on the dormers, build a wood store with left over material, and begin to clean up and landscape the yard. Current Report

Finishing up on week 19, we’ve prepped the underside [Read More…]

Reflections in the Aftermath of Irene :: A Tribute to Our Farmers

Sunset over the Tiny House, the evening before Irene hit Vermont.

Sunset over the Tiny House, the evening before Irene hit Vermont.

Today brings another day of rain. As I use the opportunity indoors to catch up on email and news, I find myself poring over the videos and photos documenting the damage that Hurricane Irene left in its wake.

The Sunday that Irene hit Vermont was a day similar to today, one in which I was enjoying a soothing, [Read More…]

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