Planning & Preparations, Thoughts & Musings

Spring at last…

Each morning I look out my bedroom window at the flowers and am amazed at the new ones that have come out, seemingly overnight. I'd forgotten how lovely western North Carolina can be when spring finally appears. Pinks, purples, yellows, whites, and even a few reds - all bursting open as if to remind us… Continue reading Spring at last…

Learning the Steps, Thoughts & Musings

Flexibility

I made it through the brutal cold! Sure, single digits aren't normally considered brutal to most people, but when you're huddled in a 28' x 8' space, it certainly is. Even so, with the extra blankets on the windows & door and cab area, with the propane heater running a couple times throughout the night,… Continue reading Flexibility

Thoughts & Musings

Cold and colder…

As you know, there are some record low temperatures already happening all over the country and even lower ones projected for the beginning of 2018. I'll admit that, even with all of my preparations, I'm still a little nervous about it. After all, this is a 30 year old motorhome that wasn't meant for winter… Continue reading Cold and colder…

Learning the Steps, Planning & Preparations, Thoughts & Musings

The little things…

A couple years ago, I was mentioning how I knew that this wouldn't be all sunshine & sparkles. I was trying to be realistic about how not-easy it would be to live in a tiny space and deal with traveling every couple weeks. I knew that it wouldn't be a piece of cake, especially since… Continue reading The little things…

Learning the Steps

The traveling begins…

Well, I'm no longer in Sandusky! The first night wasn't so bad, but I was still in town near the kids (and the "safety net"). The second night, I was in another town and is wasn't so great. Nothing happened except for the fear and doubts that tend to plague us when we do something… Continue reading The traveling begins…

Learning the Steps, Planning & Preparations

Bumps & Bruises

Yep, real bruises. It seems that I've been covered with them since starting this project, but I knew it was all part of the deal. Now, as I look at some of them, wondering how long they will take to go away (sometimes several weeks), I can't help but smile at the fact that I… Continue reading Bumps & Bruises

Learning the Steps, Planning & Preparations

Day Four

Well, it's official! I'm apartment-free and all my belongings are in the RV. I still have a mess in here and there are still things that need to be organized and put away, but there is time for that all. Since the person didn't show up for the propane tank, I went down the list… Continue reading Day Four