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So Shadow's finally hitting the road!
09-08-2012, 12:30 AM #1
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Quote:Canadian couple trading in family home for tiny house on wheels

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/can...36716.html

A Canadian couple are trading in their 2,200-square-foot home for a makeshift 300-square-foot dwelling that rests on wheels.

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The Canadian couple plan to take their home on the road, driving with their son through the U.S. for a year.

"Honestly I am not a homemaker," Shaw told the CBC. "It stresses me out that I have all that dusting and everything to look after."

Their new traveling home (not to be confused with a mobile home) is made of wood and is being built on the top of a flatbed truck. And the living space itself will be connected to a utility trailer that houses a kitchen and sleeping area.

"There's going to be a sleeping loft above the cab and then two sleeping bunks, which will also have the seat belts in it, and it's going to have a bathroom and then the TV and video games and all that stuff for the kids," Shaw said...http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/can...36716.html

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Better have an add on beer wagon.

09-08-2012, 03:31 AM #2
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09-08-2012, 06:11 AM #3
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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Quote: TV and video games and all that stuff for the kids," Shaw said

13.gif I'd rather have a rattle snake in my living room than a teevee. But the travel part, yeah beercheer.gif
09-08-2012, 07:29 AM #4
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Yeah I could live like that. We have a friend who build a little cottage on a trailer but I think he needs a tractor to pull it. chuckle.gif
09-08-2012, 11:13 AM #5
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(09-08-2012, 06:11 AM)Shadow Wrote:  
Quote: TV and video games and all that stuff for the kids," Shaw said

13.gif I'd rather have a rattle snake in my living room than a teevee. But the travel part, yeah beercheer.gif


+1.

09-08-2012, 11:40 AM #6
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chuckle.gif A rattle snake would provide more thrills to hold you over till hockey season.

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09-08-2012, 11:58 AM #7
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Well at least you can eat the snake if shtf. beercheer.gif

I'm on my lunch break. Save me a cold one till I get home sweetiepoodles. chuckle.gif
09-08-2012, 12:00 PM #8
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Watched a few minutes of TV over at a friend's place the other day.

200 channels - nothing worth watching.

Idols, millionaires, dancers, stars - the exact same everywhere.
Even the history docus follow international "format".
One of the true faces of "multiculture".

Noticed once again, how 5 TV-free years freed my brain from
near enough etched-in jingles jongles plinketyplonk bullshit.
Mantras for the zombiefied channel surfers.
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09-08-2012, 12:09 PM #9
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Yeah it's quite amazing how there's absolutely NOTHING I miss from the dumb box. And even better I don't need to talk about the latest episode of Dancing with Talented Stars with anybody. "I don't watch TV" seems to exclude me pretty efficiently from such. :whew:

Got to run! wave.gif



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