Here I am! Finally at the cabin for 3 and a half weeks to do almost whatever I want! Almost…because we still have a room to put back together. To be fair, I’ve been on vacation for three weeks already. But I was in the Adirondacks for the first four days and then Iceland for two … More Let Vacation Begin!
Soldier Boy and I are very motivated people when it comes to the cabin. We are far better at imagining upgrades, finding materials and putting it all together for the cabin than for the house. When we are at the cabin, there is always something to do. Always something we can do better. Everything we … More Observing the Sabbath
I have always loved art. Anything visual. I love colours and textures and lines and the stories that are told with no words. I love the creative process that takes you from an idea to a product. I especially love the challenge of putting a complex idea into one still image that can communicate not … More Reflections on My Photo-A-Day Project
“I don’t have time.” I hate that sentence. I hate hearing it. I hate saying it. I hate the fact that it comes to my lips a kabillion times a day. Saying it actually makes me feel more rushed, that I have even less time than I really do. It reminds me that I’m trying … More 7 Ways to Make More Time (and More Joy) in Your Life
We sat downstairs and watched this movie last night. It’s on Netflix and it’s only an hour long. But it brings up a lot of really good food for thought if you are considering moving towards the Tiny Life. As I’ve mentioned before, this movement is not just about living in a smaller, more efficient … More Tiny: A Story About Living Small
When I talk about living the Tiny Life, the first thing that comes to mind is a small living space. And then people consider the lack of stuff. Then there’s self-sustainability aspect and the financial freedom that comes with it. But there are two ideas that come to mind that might not be entirely obvious: building … More The Buy Nothing Project: Building Community and Reducing Our Carbon Footprint
The biggest question on everyone’s mind when they start thinking about the Tiny Life is “Where do I put everything?” Owning very little is certainly not the only aspect of living a Tiny Life but it is certainly the most identifiable and probably the most difficult thing to overcome. I have been trying for a … More The First Step to Living the Tiny Life: Downsizing