This past Wednesday, Casey and I had the opportunity to join in on one of my favorite events, the annual Detour of Homes, organized by Norma at Max’s Haus. A “celebration of soulful spaces,” most of the homes are smaller, with a focus on creative organization and decorating with antique finds, or goods that people […]Read more "Detour of Homes 2012"
This past week, Casey decided to build out our dinette for the bus, getting rid of the futon that we’ve had in there for months. While incredibly comfortable when we watch movies and it’s laid down, the futon is just not practical for eating dinner, doing work, having friends over…. I’m amazed, yet again, at […]Read more "Dinette Build Out"
“I do believe in simplicity. It is astonishing as well as sad, how many trivial affairs even the wisest thinks he must attend to in a day; how singular an affair he thinks he must omit. When the mathematician would solve a difficult problem, he first frees the equation of all incumbrances, and reduces it […]Read more "Simplicity"
We’ve officially moved, with another couple of bus full-timers, down to the river. Those other full-timers happen to be a couple of our best friends, so we’ve parked the buses opposite each other, with doors facing in to a couple picnic tables, hammock, great tree shade, fire pit…. It’s only been a couple days living […]Read more "Living in a bus. Down by the river!"
Our floor is done!! Next up: building the bed to include storage, dinette, and trim everything out with cedar. It’s amazing the transformation that’s made with putting the wood flooring down. And my goodness it’s so much easier to clean. Our new bedroom “door?” Those are some amazing muslin curtains I found (and have been […]Read more "Finishing the floor"
As we’re in the final couple hours of our big trip, I’m (1) really looking forward to a shower and (2) reminiscing over all the photos on my iPhone taken the last week or so. What an amazing trek with my 2 favorite boys. Here are a few of my favorites…Read more "Home stretch"
The last week and a half we’ve been on the road, to Moab, Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer Show, back to Moab, and currently climbing to Silverton as the bird chugs along. The KOA in downtown Salt Lake was absolutely perfect, and allowed us to stay close to the show, riding our bikes […]Read more "First big road trip"