Keith Howard is former Executive Director of The Liberty House. Now, he lives in a 6-by-12-foot trailer in Pittsburg, a few miles from the Canadian border with his dog, Sam. He maintains tinywhitebox.com, his website, works on a memoir, and a couple of novels while plotting the next phase of his improbable life.
Before I got sober, I’d only gone without alcohol for more than seven days three times since I was 13. The first two “extended dry times” led me to attempt suicide and end up in psychiatric hospitals – the third included talking mice, fireworks and long conversations with princesses. Let me explain. READ MORE
The Tiny White Box we live in is a converted motorcycle trailer that’s six-feet wide and 12-feet long. Inside is a bed for one-and-a-half (sorry, Sam), a coffee pot, a couple lamps, heat, a microwave and, most important, refuge from the rest of the world for me to write. READ MORE