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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Tiny house offers escape from trappings of life

Here is the house Beth Ann Norrgard is working on in Garland, Texas, near Dallas. For the last year, Norrgard, a paralegal for a downtown Dallas law firm, has been living a double life. Most nights she sheds her work clothes for bib overalls and boots and heads to a friend's 5-acre Garland property, where she's building a 112-square-foot house on wheels.