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One Year on Wheels

May 27th, 2019
Navajo Lake (Brian Head, Utah)

I am often asked if I miss having a house. My gut response is rather defensive. I have a house. It just happens to be silver, sits on wheels, and can be transported to any desired location via my car. So, the simple answer is no, I do not miss having a house. I have one. If only life were as easy as the simple answers. The more complicated (and therefore, more realistic) answer is yes, I miss having a house. And I still don’t mean the thing with four walls and windows and a door. Don’t let me fool you—I am most definitely plotting my dream homes over here (yes, plural). One is a black A-frame... Read More

In the Pursuit of Home

December 20th, 2018

Four hours ago, I blew a fuse on my inverter. Four hours and twenty minutes ago, I didn’t even know what an inverter was or that half the plugs in my Airstream were powered by an inverter, which is monumentally different (and altogether far less powerful) than those plugs that are grounded. Learning. Don’t plug a space heater into an inverter circuit. If you’re worried about my lack of electric plugs at this point in the story, don’t be. My grounded plugs are still working and my Airstream itself has power (praise God because it’s a whopping seven degrees outside). The major concern here... Read More

New Column on Sustainability: The Future of Denver and Its Economy

May 8th, 2017

Buildings, such as Amazon’s New Headquarters in Seattle, offer a glimpse of what Denver’s modern age of sustainability might begin to look like in the near future. Much of the new economic success in Denver has been created by the promotion of sustainability and related  values, and Denver has become a leader across the world in sustainability. Furthermore, Denver’s infrastructure and transportation are rated amongst the most sustainably designed in the world. Increased sustainability reduces costs for businesses, enhances the quality of life for people, and reduces environmental... Read More