It’s been over three months since we moved onto our new farm, and the ideas about what we want to do with the place just keep on coming. The greatest challenge so far has been to slow down and truly evaluate how we want the place to look and function. We’re not new to agriculture… Read More Winter On The Farm: A Time For Reflection And Planning
For those who may not have figured it out yet, Alexandrea and I are unashamedly convinced that God, in his divine wisdom and power, brought the earth and all people into existence. Frankly, I do not see how anyone could believe anything otherwise. But, if you won’t take my word for it, and you won’t… Read More In The Beginning, God
Full-time travel comes with many questions from the naysayers. How are you going to make a living? Why are you going to leave your home for an extended period of time? What will people think of you? Aren’t you going to be a hippy? Fortunately, most people have never developed a sophisticated understanding of what… Read More The Joys Of Airstream Living
Full-time Airstream travel is not always fun. In fact, it can be downright frustrating at times. In our last post, we spoke about the good things that we had experienced after week one. In this post, we speak about things that have gone wrong in the past month. Anyone that travels at all for any… Read More The Challenges of Full-Time Travel: The First Month
Alex and I made the plunge, like, 5 days ago. Now, I know many bloggers write first impression posts, including lots of negative ideas about things they didn’t expect. And though we too have experienced our own challenges over the past several days, let me assure you of something, dear reader: the benefits ALWAYS outweigh… Read More Full-Time Airstream Living: The First Days
Taking the plunge to live fulltime in an Airstream is, shall we say, a big decision. But it can be done! Have you been thinking about it, but just can’t find the perfect moment to actually make it happen? Guess what: there is no perfect moment. If you wait for that, your dreams of… Read More So…You Think You Can’t Fulltime?
I recently ran across an article that Airstream posted in their social media outlets. It was about something called “transformational travel,” a new term to me, but one that makes a lot of sense. According to my reading, this type of travel happens when thoughtful persons go from place to place in an attempt to… Read More What is Transformational Travel? A Christian’s Perspective.
Remodeling an Airstream is full of many struggles and, hopefully, long-lasting rewards. While away from home one day last fall, I sent Alex a text with a simple, spur of the moment idea, “What do you think about living and traveling in the Airstream?” She responded in the affirmative. Immediately we began prepping for a… Read More The Ups and Downs of an Airstream Remodel
The mountains are on fire. I woke up this morning to terrible news reports of the Smoky Mountain communities of Gatlinburg, Wears Valley, and Pigeon Forge ablaze. Like many others, it broke my heart to see the area in flames. The Smokies have become a second home for many in the rural South, including my… Read More Smoky Mountain Memories
Alex and I have been attracting the attention of a lot of “minimalist” people, and that’s ok. But I wanted to share with you faithful readers why our page name “Living Bite Sized” is not about minimalism. Plus, I want to introduce a thought I may explore more in depth in a later post: I… Read More Minimalism? A Brief Criticism of a Modern Fad