In talking recently with some beloved family members, we realized that we hadn’t really taken the time to write out why we chose this project or how it came to be. Since chatting with them, we’ve thought more and more about all the little things over the years that brought us to the point.…… Continue reading The Story of Our Tiny House
We are experiencing a once in a decade snow here in Nashville, with somewhere around 8 inches of accumulation! As a result, Jonathan has been out of school since Wednesday, and we’ve had tons of time to a) finish the tiny house b) play with Edmond c) work on our own house. It feels like…… Continue reading Fresh Start.
Our tiny house still isn’t done. It’s getting closer every day, but it’s not finished. I wanted to take a second to write about some of the realities of this experience. Everything about it has been harder than we thought. For instance, when we bought the kit for our cabin, it said it could be…… Continue reading Tiny House Realities
Our tiny house truly feels like a project without end. I think we’re getting close to getting done, but who the heck knows, ya know? After failing our plumbing inspection (not our fault) and failing our framing inspection (our fault but fixable with minor corrections), our completion date feels like this giant question mark hanging over…… Continue reading The Never-Ending Project
…are just messed up, plain and simple. Today, I spent several grueling hours at the Codes offices downtown to get approved to finish out this space. What’s nice is – after hearing five or six ‘no’s – it only takes one yes for everything to go your way. So while we regret not dealing with…… Continue reading Tiny House Laws…
When we began this project 10 weeks ago, progress felt quick and relatively easy. Our hope was to raise the house in a day and thanks to so many wonderful friends that is essentially what happened, and over the next couple of weeks it felt like so much was happening so quickly. Once we realized…… Continue reading Tiny House Progress
On purpose, the title isn’t “marriage is hard work.” It can be, but that’s not what this post is about. Instead, it is about doing hard work with your spouse, which is what we, Jonathan and Rebecca, have been doing an awful lot of lately. This has been a banner week for the Moodys. Aside…… Continue reading Marriage and Hard Work