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Big optimism and tiny house

I’ve been struggling lately.  Really hard.  My optimism has taken a beating, I feel overwhelmed often by financial worries, and yet…it’s silly, because we always manage to get by…somehow.  Some days, it seems that this tin box has become as … Continue reading

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Birthdays and bravado

Its a scant 8 days now until my birthday.  I’m greeting one of those “milestone” birthdays that day, my 50th.  I’ll have attained the half century mark.  Officially, that will make me an antique now. Gulp. Not sure I am … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, go away

It’s raining…again. It’s been raining a LOT, and it’s getting very tiresome.  We’re not used to being indoors so much, and the cold, soggy weather is grating on our nerves.  It’s also making anything that involves being outdoors, such as … Continue reading

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Space, the last frontier

Space… It may be infinite away from our planet, and it may be large on our planet, but the amount of space we have seems to have shrunk this past week.  I guess it was the cold weather driving us … Continue reading

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Looking at wind generated electricity

It’s a given.  The price of energy goes up each year as surely as the number we put in the age box on a form.  That cost drives up the cost of everything else we use, buy, consume, etc. too.  … 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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Why are we looking for property after moving into a travel trailer?

Why are we looking for property after moving into a travel trailer? I’ve been asked that, and its a complicated issue, like most. Even if we were wanting to live the nomadic life of the RVer, we’d still need a … Continue reading

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