I've taught, and sold kits and written books and Mark has patiently waited for more travel. Grand babies arrived and our Northern California roots is where much of the family still lives.
For many years we had a sailboat docked beneath the bay bridge which provided a weekend home in San Francisco. But boats are hard work and expensive and are not particularly portable. For this non sailor trips up and down the coast were not really what I had in mind. The boat was sold and we continued to contemplate.
Tiny house listings always caught my attention. How fun would it be to personalize a tiny space and take it on the road. For the time being at least, we'll come home to the house and studio between trips and MADDesigns will continue to function, although we may see a few changes along the way. It might be time for a smaller subset of finished kits and a long awaited transition to the tutorial only business model. We are still sorting that out as we contemplate what life will look like now that we own an airstream travel trailer!
This one is apparently on the property of Ralph Lauren, according to this blog on Glamping where you find a great many visuals of beautifully furnished airstreams.
As you might imagine I am looking forward to personalizing ours, however Mark will most like stop me short of being able to do this! Found on Pinterest, which is proving to be a great resource for my dreams!
We are looking forward to learning the ways of the road, finding places to stay, visiting with family and friends in our favorite Santa Cruz. And of course there will be beads and yarn involved!