28 Days

We've accepted an offer with a 30 day escrow on the house in So Cal.  People ask if I can be packed up that quickly. I've been purging and packing for about 18 months and I'm down to the bare minimum, so yes, I can be ready that quickly. Today I'm emptying the cabinets in the... Continue Reading →

Roughing It – Week 3

November 11, 2019 - Monday Today, was another foggy, cold, but beautiful day.  Yesterday (Sunday), our logger friend dug the trench for our power and water pipes, but since my travel trailer is on one side of the trench, and my car and truck are on the other side of the trench, he placed two... Continue Reading →

Roughing It – Week 2

Pops and his adventures learning to live in a travel trailer in the woods. November 4, 2019 - Monday The commute to work was not bad, but took an hour and 20 minutes. Commute back took the same amount of time, but since it was in the direction of the setting sun, it made for... Continue Reading →

On to Phase 3 of The Big Move

November 6, 2019 The second phase of the plan is complete and Pops is moved into the travel trailer.  I didn't cry as much as I expected when we moved him up.  (In case you missed it, he moved the end of October and I'll move the end of May)  This absence is different from... Continue Reading →

Pops is Moving Without Me

Sept 27, 2019 Coordinating a move is nerve wracking when it's a short drive across town, but moving to another state is another story altogether.  We started the "Keep or Toss" game six months ago when my grandma passed away and my mom was moving in with us.  Take it from my emotional breakdown experience... Continue Reading →

Travel Trailer

After untold hours of research and visiting RV dealers, we have decided on a Grand Design 2800BH.  Pops isn't thrilled about the idea of living in a "trailer", but I'm looking at it as an adventure. Here are some links I found useful: RV Insider - reviews RV Trader - research prices across the country... Continue Reading →

The Excavator

When we put in the offer to purchase our property, the seller offered to return and level the build site for us.  Honestly, we expected this agreement to fall through even though it was in the purchase contract.  It would have cost just as much to take him to court as it would be to... Continue Reading →

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