Simple Living in a Tiny Red Barn House

Pinned on November 10, 2013 at 10:14 am by Alex

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Simple Living in a Tiny Red Barn House

I love this beautiful tiny red barn house cottage surrounded by white picket fence. Looks to me like it’s no more than 200 square feet of space inside.

“I do not particularly like the word ‘work.’ Human beings are the only animals who have to work, and I think that is the most ridiculous thing in the world. Other animals make their livings by living, but people work like crazy, thinking that they have to in order to stay alive. The bigger the job, the greater the challenge, the more wonderful they think it is. It would be good to give up that way of thinking and live an easy, comfortable life with plenty of free time. I think that the way animals live in the tropics, stepping outside in the morning and evening to see if there is something to eat, and taking a long nap in the afternoon, must be a wonderful life. For human beings, a life of such simplicity would be possible if one worked to produce directly his daily necessities. In such a life, work is not work as people generally think of it, but simply doing what needs to be done.”
― Masanobu FukuokaThe One-Straw Revolution

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Ralph Sly says:

I don’t know about you but there are very few critters out there I know of which are not working on a 24-7 schedule. All creatures including human strive for sustenance and survivable shelter, we just expect more comforts than other critters. What we refer to as wild creatures are simply doing the same thing only for the most part doing it all themselves or in mating teams. The human picks one thing they want to do and do it to earn exchangeable cash to purchase what they want from someone who chose to provide one thing of desire of another. A system we only think works and I will let you ponder that one out. A subject I could have expounded for hours and more paragraphs than I have ever written and look at this, one of the shortest ever. If there is hope for me there might be hope for mankind yet.

Tom Zollinger says:

This house is the nicest looking I have seen. With apologies to BHO, PERIOD! I might like a balcony on far end. WHERE is it? Open House? Plans? Loft access? Please.

auntiecatherine says:

What’s the rope for?

And why are tiny houses so twee?


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