construction adventures
Instead, we secured almost all the funds we will need with credit cards, and started digging. I hope that’s not a metaphor.
in

Jun 17, 2014 at 5:00pm | 31 comments

construction adventures
I’ve been playing home designer since I painted my walls Weezer-blue, ripped up my carpet and installed astro-turf in my room when I was 13. That is to say, I’ve made my fair share of mistakes.
in

May 30, 2014 at 5:00pm | 50 comments

home
Most tiny-house photos show lovely, spartan homes, unapologetically shaped like little shoe boxes, clear of any signs of life, save for some dog-eared copies of Kerouac and tiny pots of fresh herbs. Who lives here?
house hunting
Lucky for us, Alaska is full of folks that will show up and take away junk for free, no questions asked. What are they going to do with a rusted-out 1966 Chevy Van? It’s just better not to ask.
home
We didn’t want to expand our price range, because we had other plans for our time and money -- other than working for a mortgage. So we decided to save the money, and build our own.
in

Mar 31, 2014 at 6:00pm | 88 comments