Podcast #257 – Tiny Houses

When we moved to the farm, we thought the little home we fashioned for ourselves in the barn was small. At 600 square feet, our apartment was about 1/4 the size of the suburban home we had left behind.


We just thought our home was small. Our daughter and announcer Adrian has introduced us to a qualitative re-imagining of how small a home can be as she contemplates building and living in a “tiny house.” Think more like 200 square feet, sometimes even smaller. With Amanda in California taking care of our grandsons so our son and his wife can enjoy a getaway together, Adrian and I chat about tiny houses for this week’s program. We talk about what constitutes a tiny house, why living in one is so appealing to her (and fascinating to her friends), the various ways to have one, and how much one can spend on them.

Listen – 23:33

With her determination to build and live in a "tiny house," Adrian is inviting us to rethink what residence means,. How much living space do you need to be happy?
With her determination to build and live in a “tiny house,” Adrian is inviting us to rethink what residence means,. How much living space do you need to be happy?

Here are links to some of the resources we talked about today:

The Longleaf Breeze Perennial Farm Calendar

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