Building our Tiny House : Weeks 18, 19 & 20

 

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…]

How a Tiny House Project Delayed our Cycling Expedition

Before we can head out on our around-the-world cycling expedition, we need to finish building the exterior envelope of our Tiny House on a trailer, which we plan on living in when we return from our travels. Building our tiny home has been just one part of our larger dream – a dream of learning to live more sustainably, clearing the “clutter” from [Read More…]

Building Our Tiny House : Week 2

In case you’re new to our blog, you may not know about a project we’re working on before we leave on our around-the-world cycling expedition. We’ve designed and are building a tiny house on a trailer that we plan on living in when we return from our travels.

Our home, when complete, will be ~180 square feet, and will [Read More…]

Our Tiny House in Google SketchUp

Since the delivery of our Tiny House trailer was unexpectedly delayed by about 6 months and we ran out of time to build last summer and fall, we spent our winter collecting supplies via Craigslist and local suppliers and planning and designing our tiny house. Time = Permission to Obsess

In hindsight, the delay allowed us to reflect upon all [Read More…]

Building Our Tiny House : Week 1

In case you’re new to our blog, you may not know about a project we’re working on before we leave on our around-the-world cycling expedition. We’ve designed and are building a tiny house on a trailer that we plan on living in when we return from our travels.

Our home, when complete, will be ~180 square feet, and will include a kitchen, bathroom, living [Read More…]

Spring Begins!

Today, our calendar announces that “Spring Begins”. Snow fell earlier in the week and we still have piles of snow 5 feet tall along our beltways. However, here in Vermont we know that Spring really is here – because it’s wet and muddy! One day temperatures can be in the low 30s and then, the next, climb into the high 50s, causing the snow to melt rapidly. [Read More…]