Airstream Update 4: Light at the end of the tunnel


Today, I'm drafting up this post from inside the Airstream, which is a testament to its slowly improving comfort level. Progress overall seems to be coming in leaps and bounds now, which I owe so much of to my dad and Mason. They have been pouring almost all of their free time to building our…

Airstream Update 3: lessons in patience


Two days ago, we finished painting the entire Airstream white (except for the blue backsplash in the bathroom). I really didn't think it would be such a long process since it's only a 200 sq foot space, but since we kept most of the cabinetry and appliances it took a lot of patience to do…

Airstream Update #2


Life of renovation in a few words: Fire ant bites, waiting for paint to dry, and the never-ending sealing adventure The unabridged version: Since the last update, we've made quite a bit of headway despite busy schedules, illness, and yes, even fire ants. Despite a swollen ankle that I had to keep elevated for 2-3…

In Search of Simpler Times


It's funny how in a couple of generations things can be forgotten, lost in time. Traditions, places, faces. Yet, when revisiting them it reawakens something we've never really lost. The first time I visited far west Texas, I was sixteen. I wasn't truly present to the family road trip, but I do remember the crisp…