Noonday Sun through the Live Oak

Colorado Bend State Park, Texas

Our first completely off-grid trip in the Prairie Schooner was to Colorado Bend State Park Texas. We had always, on prior test drives, been within close proximity to electricity/water/air-conditioning/potty/people who loved us… This was the first real Field Test of the Prairie Schooner and our preparations for #VanLife . ​Colorado Bend State Park Texas The…

Sunday Night’s Tornadoes

Sunday evening, San Antonio had a rare batch of tornadoes blow through… There were four confirmed tornadoes. Two F-0 and two F-1 category tornadoes. The shorter F-1 in the center of the screenshot is where we live… The warning came around 10:30 at night, so I had time to grab the flashlights, a gallon of water,…

Rockin' the Transit Van

Our Tiny Home has come HOME…

Drum Roll Please!!!!      Strike up the Band!!!   And…the fat Lady has Sung!!!   (Or something along those lines)   🙂 Our teeny, tiny home van is now parked in our driveway and ready to be outfitted. With a new windshield, and a few other minor discrepancies that were corrected by the dealership…We…

The New Homestead! A Tiny Home…

We did it! We found what we were looking for – and made it happen!   It took about two weeks of wrangling.  One salesman at the stealership got  removed from our sale, and we got a different one who was ~awesome~ and worked his tail off to get the numbers where we wanted them!  I spent three…

In the Beginning…

We have decided to share our adventures with the world… Take a walk with us and let’s see what is out there! We are a decidedly eclectic mix – adventurous and grounded, down-home and worldly, well-read and unpretentious, optimistic and prepared, spontaneous planners, the masculine and feminine. Growing weary of the status quo, we have…