Monthly Archives: June 2013

Shrinkage

I’ve stayed in my yurt in its current size for eight weeks. I made it was because I want to build my own house, and have it be *exactly* the right size. I’d start with something I *knew* would be … Continue reading

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This Fucking House Series – Adventures in Vent Fan Installation

I now have automatic, humidity controlled ventilation in the master bath and the laundry room, as well as a nifty timer-based fan in the guest bathroom, and a strong sense of TOTAL FUCKING VICTORY. We were having some mold problems … Continue reading

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Enough

I just got inspired by listening to Megan on Holistic Business Radio and I wanted to send something out before it passed me by. One of the biggest things missing from many people’s “financial plans” is the concept of “enough.” … Continue reading

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The Tortiose and the Hare Return to Portland!

  The Tortoise is my massive home-made yurt.  The Hare is my tiny self-maintained Metro.  One fits inside the other. Together they are the Tortoise and the Hare, 150 sq. ft. of living space at 50 mpg. Here’s a slideshow … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Gaming

It’s been over ten years since I’ve done this.  Burned my eyes out on the screen.  Gotten so angry that I had to eat or pee that I had to restrain myself from physical violence. Noticed with unfocused disbelief that that … Continue reading

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