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August 2015

Word for the Day- Grace

grace“Grace” is an interesting word. It can be both a noun and a verb. To Christians, it is a very important word. It is our assurance that whether or not we deserve it or ask for it, we are always in His Grace.

One can “grace” a room with your presence. One can say “grace” … More

Bookmobile Tiny House-Up to Our Necks in Hot Water

On Demand Water Heater
On Demand Water Heater

So the on-demand water heater has been mounted on the wall and plumbed. Next is plumbing the LP gas to it and the stove. Gas water heaters are much more efficient  than electric. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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And in case you were wondering, here is the working set up for the Bookmobile Tiny Home.

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Bookmobile Tiny Home-Where Will She Sleep?

Caryn at Work
Caryn at Work

There has been a whole lot of work getting done on the Bookmobile Tiny Home, but not much that is interesting to show you. The water lines have been run. The stove has been fastened in place. The exhausts for the toilet and on-demand water heater have been figured out-at a great … More

A Special Kinda Crazy

A Whole Lot to Do-Always
A Whole Lot to Do-Always

A wonderful online friend asked me a good question the other day. She wanted to know if our blog was about simplifying for retirement-why did we keep ourselves so busy with such overwhelming projects?

Good point. A really good point. My simple answer was that we designed our retirement to … More

Why We are Different

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Have you ever noticed that there are no pop ups on our blog? No in-your-face requests to join our mailing list? No ads selling cheap ammo, cheaper women or cures for constipation? That is because we don’t like running into that sort of business when we visit other folk’s blogs. We give you links to … More

The Art of Going Gray

Mrs.Pickles
Mrs.Pickles

It has taken me 60 years to learn to live within the skin I was given. For various reasons, I was never appreciative of what bits of beauty I had received from The Maker. One of the things I took for granted was glossy dark hair. For 30 years I have fought the scary, … More

Bookmobile Tiny House-Appliances and Wiring

Tiny House Kitchen
Tiny House Kitchen

Whew! It has taken us a month to locate and order a tiny stove and a tiny refrigerator! The kitchen area was created by removing two sets of the original Bookmobile shelves, while preserving the upper shelf for character. The space is about 65 inches wide-with that lump toward the front that … More

The Horses are OUT!!!

 

Jonesie & Zypher
Jonesie & Zypher

I don’t believe we have introduced you to –THE BOYS. Gentleman Jones is an eleven year old off the track thoroughbred and six year old  Zypher is a Curlie. Their only job on the homestead is to look pretty-AND STAY IN THEIR PADDOCK! They failed miserably at that second More

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