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W One Tiny Home… aWhole Lot of Love Written By Kimberly Ewerz ith the typical residential home averaging 2600 square feet, why are some homeowners choosing to join the tiny home movement? For Gilroy couple, Molly Goldsmith, 24, and Rodney Balajadia Jr., 25, it’s all about creating a lifestyle. “I wanted it to be part of our lives, really make an impact, and show people that they can do it too, that kind of thing,” Goldsmith, a substitute teacher, said. Balajadia, a recent graduate from San José State, agrees with his partner, who he met at Gilroy High School seven years ago. “I guess it kind of just makes you think about things in a different way, li