Big trouble in the Little Apple – Affordable Housing

MY problem is that I didn’t have a place to live. Most rental properties in Manhattan don’t fit my needs, are overpriced, or, more likely, both. I couldn’t afford a new house, nor did I want to lock myself into a 30 year mortgage on top of my $90k student loans. Just your typical millennial,…

It’s official- Brandon builds a tiny house!

Today I put a deposit on a trailer for my tiny house, making it the first significant expense I’ve made and one that I would have a hard time turning back on. In other words, “it’s on”. In this post, I want to share a little bit about what my goal for this project is,…

Fake it ’till you shake it…

I was sitting next to a French couple in a small bar called Pastis in Barcelona one night. (Pastis, by the way, was one of the coolest bars I’ve ever been in. Barely bigger than your closet, Tim Burton-esque accoutrement, an accordion-vocals duo, and, of course, homemade pastis- a liquor made from anise. Basically tastes…