Category Archives: being sick

It’s more than the house

Downsizing is more than the house for most of us.  It’s also hand in hand with a downsized budget and income, and sometimes, it really isn’t by choice.  Even so, we put our best foot forward, and keep on keeping … Continue reading

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Cold, too cold!

The Gulf Coast has a cold front hanging out for a visit, and that means C O L D!! Too COLD! It seems like days since my feet were last warm, and almost as long since the toes went numb … Continue reading

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The Great Repair-final stages

The Great Repair is finally nearly finished, just lacking a few minor parts that have proven very difficult to obtain, especially when your transportation is either a bicycle or the vehicle that needs the parts before it can be started!  … Continue reading

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January…

We started this journey on August 1st, 2010.   January is the sixth month.  Do we regret it? No. Could we have done some things better? Oh, most assuredly! Preparation, both in terms of our personal belongings and mentally, would have … Continue reading

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Alternative construction ideas

Living small doesn’t mean living with wheels under our feet forever.  Some day, we’re hoping to be able to build a small, efficient, and comfortable home.  As a result, we’re looking at alternative ideas all the time, trying to remember … Continue reading

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Small ideas

Small spaces. Today, between me being sick & cranky, the cats being neurotic, and the barking dogs who hate each other, GM is totally fed up with living small.  He’s sure we cannot successfully and happily live in anything less … Continue reading

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The flu, the rain, and the new year

It’s the 29th of December, and I’m sicker today than yesterday.  I have 100 angry miners in my head with pick axes, and 1000 angry teenagers running rampant in my bones with boom boxes and extra bass.  Just to make … Continue reading

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