After a complicated, arduous three-and-a-half-year relationship, “Ruby” feels like a family member to Kendall Ronzano.
Ruby is a 117-square-foot trailer-mounted “tiny home” Ronzano began building at age 16 in her Westside backyard. Last week, Ruby figuratively rolled off into the sunset, on its way to Austin, Texas. The house will provide shelter to a homeless person or family in a budding supportive housing community there.
You might think going through a divorce and losing your home to foreclosure would be hard to bounce back from, and they are, but Tell Me More caught up with a woman who beat the odds and built a new home for herself.
Macy Miller, an architect from Idaho, built the home with her own two hands at a cost of only $11,000. The house is less than 200 square feet.
I came from a 2,500-square-foot house. You know, four bedrooms, three baths and, you know, I had bedrooms that I literally never even opened. After years, there were still vacuum marks on the floor. It was a little bit too much. It was not really my style at all, and this just works better for me personally.
Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, July 19, in the auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, as part of the Joining Forces initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted service members, veterans, and their families for a special advanced screening of “Star Trek Beyond” at the White House.