Monthly Archives: July 2013

My Storage Locker

During my first year of graduate school I gained access to a locker in the urban planning building, which was a big help. I was living 7 miles from campus in the Cully neighborhood and commuting downtown by bike or … Continue reading

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Simple Living vs. Intentional Living

  This post has been lingering in draft mode, but I feel compelled to share it today because I just read Kate Goonight’s post on Naj Haus called Doing Justice to Complexity. It resonated with me because she writes about … Continue reading

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Caravan’s Tiny Houses

  Caravan – The Tiny House Hotel will be having its grand opening on Saturday, July 27th, 2013 and I’m sure it will book up quickly once the word is out. It’s a great place for a staycation for Portlanders … Continue reading

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Big Birthday Bash at The Tiny House Hotel

As my 30th birthday approached I realized that I wanted to figure out a way to celebrate that involved tiny houses, but I wasn’t sure how to make it happen. Last year at birthday time I helped Brittany get her … Continue reading

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Bridge Side Blues

Every time I bike home from downtown I pass two memorials. Every day I think about two people whom I never met. I know I’m not alone in remembering them, but today it was nice to see that someone else … Continue reading

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Caravan – The Tiny House Hotel Grand Opening

I had the pleasure of showing off Caravan on this year’s Pedalpalooza Tiny House Tour and celebrating my 30th birthday with a Big Birthday Bash at the Tiny House Hotel. Now I’m looking forward to Caravan’s Grand Opening. Read on … Continue reading

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Naj Haus Wall Raising Work(shop) Party

This post is an excerpt from an epic post from Kate Goodnight’s blog about the first two weeks of construction for Naj Haus. If you want to read the full post Blood, sweat, tears, blueberries, and the most awesome three walls … Continue reading

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PAD Tiny House Basics Workshop July 20-21, 2013

I’m excited to be teaching another PAD Tiny House Basics workshop with Dee Williams of Portland Alternative Dwellings on Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21. Here’s are recaps of the February PAD Workshop and April PAD Workshop. Read on for … Continue reading

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My Annual Pilgrimage to the Oregon Country Fair

My first day of college freshman year our resident assistant asked us to pick a possession that has a special significance for us and bring it out to the courtyard to meet our section mates. Sarah and I both walked … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshops: Building & Tiny House Basics

The Pedalpalooza ADU and Tiny House Tours on Saturday were great fun. Now I’m working with PAD to gear up for three exciting workshops in the coming weeks: Tiny House Work Parties are small group workshops that provide supervised, hands-on tiny house … Continue reading

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