“What are we busy about?”

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?

~Henry David Thoreau

Remember us?

So, what ARE we busy about?

Even though we’ve been negligent in keeping you up to date on our blog (Psst. We do update our Facebook page regularly.) [Read More…]

Time & Permission :: On the Shores of Lake Chapala

James, Margit, Marina, Kai & I cycling to Chapala.

It’s hard to believe our two month break from the bicycles has turned in to a six-month break! Even though we’ve been relatively quiet on our blog we’ve been really busy behind the scenes. We have a lot to share with you, so let’s get caught up….

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It’s But a Dream

How we realized our dreams of quitting an unsustainable lifestyle, building our own tiny house and bicycling around the world. [Read More…]

Building our Tiny House : Weeks 21 & 22

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


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

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…]