• Housing,  Simplicity

    Crowded House

    The other day my friend from Michigan moved her family to this area. Until they get situated with employment and housing they are all staying here. I must confess that I was concerned about this. Five adults (since Katie is almost 18), two dogs, and two cats living in a 500 square foot one-bedroom house means that we are stacked…

  • Housing,  Uncategorized

    The Small House Book Has Arrived!

    Finally, the day I have been waiting for:  Jay Shafer’s Small House Book  arrived in my mailbox! I must say, Jay likes his books as small and high-quality as he does his houses!  In the book he gives basic building plans plus a treatise on small house living.  I will describe more when I finish the book. As I was reading the…