LIVING SMALL BLOG

November 7, 2016
unlimited data plan on cell phone for tethering and hot spot use

Why I Keep My Unlimited Data Plan

Yes, there are a number of fantastic deals on cell phones right now. Most of them are much cheaper than what I pay. BUT… I can […]
October 4, 2016
initial layout of van rear kitchen annotated

Van Life: Making an Inexpensive Kitchen in the Van

The van kitchen is working deliciously! I took a page from the teardrop camper designs and created a van kitchen accessible from the back cargo doors. This […]
September 27, 2016
Sterling Silver Flatware

Van Life: The Road to Glamping?

The van as it is now, isn’t quite a tiny house, but it’s not really “Glamping” either – although it’s close. I like to think it’s […]
September 26, 2016
The Keys to the Van as Tiny House Experiment

My Van As A Tiny House Experiment

Can A Van Be a Tiny House? After staying in town for a full week, testing all the systems, rearranging things, acquiring some items while tossing […]
September 25, 2016

Just Read: A Broom of One’s Own (Writing Book)

I have found that I’m enjoying more time to read (as well as to write) once my income-producing client work is done. This usually happens once […]
August 17, 2016
Van Life - The Beginning

Creating a Tiny House on Wheels – A Low-Cost Conversion Van Redux

A couple years ago, my mother and I went together to buy a conversion van. I had enjoyed a conversion van of my own before — […]
June 23, 2016

A Real Hobbit House!

Love what this lady has done to create her own “Hobbit House.” Watch it!
May 29, 2016
All Life is An Experiment

Living Small With A Partner Who Wants to Live Large

One of the biggest challenges of living small, for me, is co-habitation with someone who is #1 a fan of living large and #2 a hoarder. […]
April 21, 2016
become a digital nomad

Nomad List

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at living in a few different locations? Are you a digital nomad  — or a digital nomad wanna-be — […]
January 8, 2016
Why Less Equals More

An Experiment in Living Small – Edit Your Life

November 3, 2015
Tiny House Trailer for Sale in Stanford, Kentucky

Do You Have Tiny House Dreams?

  Do you want to build your own mobile tiny house? Yeah, me too! Last night, I looked at a trailer as a potential base for […]
October 8, 2015
Vanda Orchid in Kentucky

The Blue Vanda Orchid

If I only had ONE blooming indoor plant to enjoy for the rest of my life, it would be this one. I’ve never been so enthralled […]