Spotted while walking the dogs the other day. Enough to spark the imagination and get the ideas flowing.
Amazon.com: Shantyboat On The Bayous 9780813117171: Harlan Hubbard: Books.
Check I received for letting them perform some seismic testing on my property out in West Texas. Fill ‘er up!
Some people daydream of sunshine and pretty flowers, fame and fortune, or long walks along the beach and candle-lit dinners. I’ve been daydreaming of living in a shipping container for the past ten years.
Now that I’ve got the property, it’s just a matter of saving up enough cash to buy the damn thing. Easier [...]
First view as the official owner of a one-acre spot of land with a cabin that I picked up for $17,000 cash. It’s about an hour’s drive east of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. I’m going to call this place Rancho Koogmo.
(Apologies in advance for the crappy video quality. This was recorded with an iPhone 3GS.)
Today I closed the deal on a one-room cabin situated an acre of land located about an hour’s drive outside of Dallas, Texas. Paid cash for the property. Mortgage-free! It’s got electricity, water, septic tank….and a boat shed/workshop. (Need to set aside a spot to park the school bus and shipping container…that steel roof will [...]
This guy is my hero.
Keith Thompson: Totally Off The Grid – YouTube.
To my list of modern-day heroes — Aaron Cometbus, Dishwasher Pete — I now add Phil Garlington:
He hasn’t had a full-time job in years, and yet he manages to have enough money to eat, buy a book or two, and pursue his main passion: travel.
“I’m as unambitious as a Buddhist,” Garlington said by way [...]