Category: Think Little

A Tiny Home?

By , November 8, 2018

According to a survey about Tiny  Homes done by the National Association of Home Builders more than half of Americans would consider living in a home that’s less than 600 square feet. Among Millennials, interest increases to 63%.

The figures are pretty amazing, but what caught my eye was the survey’s definition of a tiny home: less than 600 square feet!

That surprised me, because our cabin is less than 600 square feet.

Tiny House

A Tiny House like the kind I think of. Follow the link for more photos of this awesome little home. (Photo: New Frontier Tiny House.)

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Simple Gifts: A Cherished Christmas Decoration and “Friend”

By , December 24, 2017

Every year, as we pull out our Christmas decorations, we anticipate seeing an old friend: Bob the snowman.

“Bob” has been with us so long that we no longer remember, for sure, exactly where he came from.

Here’s what we do know: Michelle and I picked up this tiny plastic snowman at a Hallmark store, probably somewhere in Oregon, near Christmas, somewhere around 1983 – 1984 (the design is copyrighted 1983). We named him Bob immediately, for reasons we forget.

toy snowman

Bob, our tiny, long-time Christmas friend (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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