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July 17, 2009

Moving To The Backyard

With the big changes in the economy, many people are trying to think outside the box when it comes to paying bills. Laura and Steve Shaw used to live a pretty typical life. Steve is a school principal. Laura is a retired teacher. They own their own home. But with kids in college, the bills are piling up. So the couple recently decided to build a yurt in the backyard and live there while renting out their home. They join Dick to tell their story.

  • Music in this story: Our House from the album Pickin' On, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Vol. 2: A Bluegrass Tribute
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