My dreams for a sustainable life

I have long dreamed about having a tiny home. As a kid I was fascinated with RVs, and as I got older, tour busses. The last ten years, I’ve probably spent thousands of hours fantasizing about how I would design a tour bus or a tiny house.

Being a musician, it’s not easy to convince a bank to give you a mortgage, and I’ve always had problems with authority figures anyway ;)  The idea of spending so much on interest disturbs me deeply, and the idea of building something just for us stirs a longing inside me.

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Being Green

One of my biggest obsessions in the last decade has been eco friendliness. In the last couple years, I’ve spent way too much time on pinterest, and that has taught me a lot about what is possible as far as DIY cleaning agents go.

I recently modified a recipe I found on pinterest for an all purpose spray cleaner that works on counters, bathrooms, etc. It works, and it’s super easy to make.

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How I Got Here

The reason I’ve started turning this website into more of a blog is that I have been working on a book and I need a way to organize my thoughts and start a dialogue with the outside world.

I started writing 11 years ago as a way to make sense of my chaotic life.  At the age of 20, and two years into founding a band that was growing more and more successful, I felt that I was losing myself in a whirlwind of hype and empty status.  At every step of the way, I found myself cutting the corners of my morals and values and justifying it with my intensely busy schedule and lack of funds.  All the things I said I’d never do (because I was “smarter than that”) I found myself doing, and realized that being in those stereotypical scenarios is a whole lot different than watching them from a critical distance. Read More