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Tiny House on BIG Tour

Each year Portland’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability hosts the Build it Green Tour, which has been nicknamed the BIG Tour. This year Cully Grove is going to be featured and since the tiny house is here, too, Eli has … Continue reading

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Jill of All Trades

We (almost!) finished the tiny house’s exterior last week. Eli has found a professional painter with all the equipment to paint the tiny house in just a day. So on Monday I caulked big gaps and primed the battens and trim … Continue reading

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Day 4: Tiny House Plumbing & Wiring Begins

Today we did a walk around of the tiny house first thing so Jane could decide where she wanted all of her outlets and switches. One of the builders focused on the electrical and plumbing most of the day while the … Continue reading

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Weather Report: Rain on the Skylight

Recently a couple people have asked for updates about how the tiny house and I have fared through the Portland winter. “Winter?” I think. “What winter?” There have been cold days. There was, for instance, the day that sleet froze … Continue reading

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Tiny Home Improvement

Classes started on Monday so I’ve been busy the past few days, but today I didn’t have classes so my host and her friend helped me with a couple of little house projects. First, I understand that they don’t sell … Continue reading

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You Know Those Boxes in the Garage?

The ones you never unpacked from the last move? I don’t have any of those! Hooray! Today I unpacked my belongings into the tiny house and all my thoughtful consideration as I downsized seems to have paid off. The goal … Continue reading

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