Monthly Archives: January 2012

When Allie and I tell folks we’re going to live in a travel trailer and we’re not anywhere close to retiring, we sometimes get questions about this so-called “Tiny House” movement.  I don’t ever claim to be part of the movement – the reasons we are choosing this are personal (see previous post).  As I [...]


We want to live full time in a travel trailer. Maybe for two years, maybe for the rest of our lives, but we think the first step is just doing it.  Part of this blog is chronicling the changes in how we think, how we feel about this, and the experiences we gain.  So let’s [...]


So last post I covered the electrical systems, which I am comfortable with.  I’ll be doing a post soon outlining the parts lists I have developed for doing a full gut/refub of a trailer that will highlight some of the cool products I found for that system, but this time I’ll be focusing on water [...]


Right, so, I’m starting with the system I should know the most about – electrical.  Low voltage isn’t that different from high voltage (just scarier) and I think it’s a system I feel fully comfortable tearing out and refitting completely. First up – Batteries.  Batteries provide power to all those nice little things like water [...]


One of my big concerns over full-timing was my connectivity.  I’m not a farmer, I’m a technology consultant and designer.  I actually need an internet connection, not for checking facebook (deleted, done with that!), but for making money – finding jobs/clients, delivering documents, etc.  It’s also the main source of entertainment for me – web comics, information [...]


A blog, another blog, clogging up the internet.  Sheesh.  But we have a website, so why not use it? This blog is for a few things: Posting random things that don’t seem relevant to or don’t want cluttering up our “professional” sites. Posting news and things for family and friends to see. Posting progress on [...]