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Downsizing from a Tiny House to a Tinier House

I’ve found my next tiny house and I’m trilled about it! I’ll be living in a yurt in inner Portland. I’ve wanted to try out yurt living for several years, so I’m glad to have a chance now. I feel … Continue reading

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Savoring the Tiny House

A year ago I decided to rent a tiny house. We moved Brittany’s Bayside Bungalow to Portland at the end of September last year, just before I started my first quarter studying urban planning at Portland State University. I figured … 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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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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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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