Quakes, Volcanoes & the 'Hill of Hell'

El Virgen Volcano & Little Sheila (pointed out by the arrow)

Our time in Guerrero Negro offered us a very nice break. So nice, as a matter of fact, that it took us awhile to leave.

With our hotel room offering two beds, one for each of us to perch upon, we spent our time leisurely catching up on world news, writing, reading and connecting. [Read More…]

Map Giveaway :: New York State & Canalway Trail

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The last few weeks we’ve alternated between riding our bicycles, visiting with friends and family, and Amtrak hopping across the country. We’re currently in Berkeley, California, taking a break to visit with some dear friends. Updates of the last few weeks are in the works but, for now, we wanted to post about our map giveaway.

Rather than recycle or send home the maps we used while in New York, [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Weeks 21 & 22

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Weeks 21 & 22 of building our tiny house on a trailer bring us to the end of our Tiny House story, for now. We had to set a drop-dead date to leave on our bicycles, before the really cool weather sets in. We could have continued to do a million things to finish our Tiny House and to make it perfect [Read More…]

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…]

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…]

Building our Tiny House : Weeks 13 & 14

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During weeks 13 & 14 of building our tiny house on a trailer, we finish installing the redwood siding on the main building, and complete the rain screen wall and trim on the east dormer. Frequent rain showers, visitors from far and near, and a four day “vacation” to deliver our cat to his new [Read More…]

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