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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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A Tiny Truck House

For a week earlier this winter every time I caught the bus on Alberta Street I admired the tiny house built on the back of a truck, which was sitting across the street at the transmission shop. I stood there … Continue reading

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Lazy Snow!

What a perfect morning for cocoa and hot cereal! The snowflakes that have sputtered around Portland for the past three days are the northwest kind: lazy, sloppy flakes that fall in big clusters and disperse as soon as they hit … Continue reading

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How Many Lightbulbs Does it Take to Heat a Tiny House?

Last fall I designed my tiny dream house in a workshop called Less is More, which was taught by Andreas Stavropoulos and Dave Cain at Yestermorrow Design-Build School. As I was deliberating about heating options, my classmate John joked, “Sheesh! … Continue reading

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Keeping Cozy

I’ve started a paid internship with a planning organization so my schedule is very full these days. It makes me really appreciate the tiny house when I’m able to be home. I love sitting in the window seat readingĀ for classes … Continue reading

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Taking the Heat

I’ve lived in the tiny house for a month now and I’m still a little giddy every morning when I wake up. I’ve settled into some routines that work well for me and it’s feeling more and more like home. … Continue reading

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