Tiny houses are currently a sort of national obsession, which is not really that surprising because they are a novel, sustainable way to live, and also they are adorable. But most writing on tiny houses focuses a great deal on how small and cute they are, and how tiny the bathroom is, and how clever it is to store stuff under the stairs, without spending much time examining what it’s really like to live in one.
Enter Lora, a Georgia-based educator and blogger who lives in a 230 square foot custom Tumbleweed Tiny House. In her blog, she talks about her life philosophy and why she decided to downsize, but also tackles more practical, nuts-and-bolts topics like like where she parks (in an RV park), how she gets mail (a P.O. box) and how she does laundry (a European-style combo washer and dryer). (The spin cycle can cause the home to wobble a bit, but Lora says she’s gotten used to it.)