Sometimes it's easy to think that not having a constant electric bill or yard to mow is a great thing, heck, we're right there with you. But there's a difference between the joys of living small and the joys of living off grid and without a permanent address, though a small handful of people manage to do so.
Although it gets a little lonely and can be quite chilly at times (one lady even adopted a few cats to keep her warm at night), waking up with a different ocean view everyday can be quite satisfying. If you're not a regular LA Weekly reader, make sure you hop over and check out the full story on these 3 individuals who came about their circumstances in unusual ways. They share about how they came to live where they do, the struggles they face (like keeping a boyfriend or girlfriend) and how they put food on their tables.
Could you ever live off grid in this manner? Or would you rather pay a few taxes and know your house won't be towed anytime soon?