When you join the Tiny House Blog email list I send out a series of common questions and answers about tiny houses. One of the questions is “What is a tiny house?”
I enjoy getting email responses from people and it helps me learn a little about you.
The other day Rebecca Vader wrote me back and I enjoyed her answer and I thought you might also. Here it is with a few pictures to go along with it.
To answer your question in what I’ve come to discover over the years of tiny living exploration. What is a tiny house? Well for me, it’s been everything from a sheep wagon, a 1978 mini Winnie, a bivy that I carried on my bicycle and slept in for a three month bicycle tour, a very small room that I upgraded with my own coffee station in a shared bohemian style house, a 1995 Toyota Previa that I converted into a bedroom on wheels and lived out of all summer 2020.
But mostly it is a vision of freedom. The desire to be free from financial, physical, and emotional constraints. Giving up a majority of physically amassed materials in order to have room to grow. Living smaller to grow bigger.
It’s all about freedom. It always has been and always will be.