We’ve been thinking about what to build next. The Noah House has settled into daily usage. The landscaping projects are slowing down as winter approaches. And we seem to have a tradition of starting new buildings in January. Which means we’re in the imagining stages, now, for the next one.
Next one, you say? Well, [...]
We have completely, and thoroughly, moved in, FINALLY, to the Noah House!
That is to say, we haven’t moved out of the yurt, we’re just…spreading. And in case you don’t know what I am talking about, here is the beginning of the story of recycling a tiny house, the tiny house [...]
We are in the process of moving into the Noah House. I don’t mean moving out of the yurt, just adding the Noah House as another room in our weird, Tiny House Compound. As I mentioned here, Paul finished the interior trim last weekend and, although there is still a punch list of [...]
If you’ve been hanging around a bit, you know we are bootstrap builders, putting together our country estate (cough), on very little cash, by building with junk recycled materials. (And if that’s news to you, but sounds fun, look over there in the tag list and you’ll find recycled building has its very [...]
We love our yurt. I am really glad we decided to go this route.
But no space is perfect in all ways, and yurts are no exception. After nearly four years in ours, here is the unvarnished truth to living in a gigantic, glorified tent.
If you put up your yurt on a mountaintop, [...]
After taking a day off for the big snow, the guys were back at work for their fifth day recycling our new, tiny house (see the last few posts for details if you are new to the story). They arrived just about the time I was going out to the barn. Here is Fancy saying [...]
After taking the weekend off, the carpentry crew was back at eight this morning, slamming it into gear with their incredibly loud music and their hammers and full on get-it-done work ethic. I’ve been staring through the window in awe at their industry.
They’d been here about 45 minutes when it looked like this.
The guys brought the Noah House to its new home the morning of the third day. This the first load, pulling up to the yurt at 8:30 in the morning. Be glad there isn’t a picture of pre-coffee me, staggering outside to answer questions about where to put stuff. Scary.
My cousin, Noah, built himself a tiny house.
It’s adorable and perfect for him. Let me tell you what happened to it.
But first, look at this: In a nearby botanical garden you can visit Paul Green’s tiny house, where he supposedly wrote many of his plays.
Paul has reached the 80% done point on his tool shed. I joke with him about how it’s where he keeps his tool. [insert Beavis and Butthead laugh here.] He’s been really happy working on the it because he’s finally building something with no time pressure (the baby is coming! the goats are coming! winter [...]
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today's yoga practice
upcoming book releases
a few greatest hits
- welcome to mayaland's virtual macabre crawfish feast of death!
- screen time for fun and profit
- the incredible hulk invades the yurt
- crafts for karma
- triple chocolate pudding goop, or, this way lies madness
- 2 stories, 1 joke, and a song
- go, go, godzilla!
- the TOOL shed
- the emotional insanity of writing
- happy birthday, sophie!
- the amazing emu
- bikini power vs. the ratty sweater
- going all erin brockovich on your ass
- how to build a yurt (1 of 10)
- lucille ball moment
- cool felt picture fun for kiddos
- yurts: the downside
- the source of my power
- unexpected benefit of living in a round house #27
- the yip-yips do not cause childhood obesity
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