When I started the piles of things I thought most necessary for life in a tiny house over two months ago, I compared it to our experience moving into our first home. Then we were newlyweds, Jim was in the Army, and we were moving to New Jersey where he was stationed as a student…Read more Packing It Up
One of the things that attracted us to this tiny house experiment was that it was back home, back where we grew up and where we still have lots of friends. But as that old cliché goes, “Time flies when you are having fun.” And it sure did. It took us nearly four weeks to…Read more Old Friends Make the Best Friends!
People have asked us lots of questions about living in a tiny house. However, when it comes to most frequently asked questions, this one has to be near the top, "How do you fight when there's no place to go?" Well, first off, there are places to go in…Read more So How Do You Fight in a Tiny House?
The lake stretches out before me, half yet dark shadows reflecting the hillside edging down to the water but hiding the colors the sun, now low in the sky, will reveal later, and the other half of the lake is still and as blue as the sky looking down on it. It’s the stillness of…Read more Tiny House Lessons
At the table, but then we did not eat at the table. It was so beautiful that we loaded up our plates and found places in the half circle of chairs near the lake’s edge in the shade of a great willow. As I planed the luncheon, I tried to think of all the possibilities,…Read more We were seven!
A loss took us away from the tiny house, and finally we are headed back down the rocky, shrouded by over-hanging tree branches, dirt road. As the ride grows bumpier, my heart beats faster, almost there, almost there, almost home to our tiny house on the lake. I could see the corner coming, the one…Read more A Butterfly Blessing Written September 18, 2017
Weeks ago, as I packed for Tiny House life, I knew there would be neither room for my red and yellow party dishes for 16 or even seating for 16. Unless of course, it was a picnic, and the table service then would come from my picnic carry-all of red disposable plates, plastic flatware and…Read more Let’s Have a Party – Tiny House Style!