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Old 04-14-2013, 09:00 PM   #1
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A month or so ago we sold our home and decided to hit the trail full time for a year or 2. We waited long enough and we're both excited about it. We on various trips in the past have lasted 5 or 6 months and we're still married and very much together in this. We have thought about getting something bigger but decided we will start out Inneggsile and take an evaluation in the fall when we return to sunny Florida in late October. At 76 yrs old my kids think we're nuts, our friends think we're nuts, the neighbors think we're nuts, so we're convinced of it, we're nuts. Both of us have always had nomadic spirits and this is the culmination of it. We left NH in 1977 in a Volkswagon Bus with 3 kids 11, 9-1/2 and 13 months, a dog and a cat and ended up in Rocky Mount, Va on 25 acres of land where I think we had every animal that Noah had on the ark. We raised our own meat, veggies, and kids and when they all left home we came to Florida to relax. Then we bought a Casita and the relaxation started to expand all over the country. We always thought that maybe we would grow out of it but it just keeps getting worse so we finally gave in to it. Hope to see you all on the road, Bill and Karen
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:13 PM   #2
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How liberating! Enjoy the journey and keep us updated on how its going.
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:31 PM   #3
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Exciting times ahead! I'm green with envy . Hope to see you out this way again sometime Bill.
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Both of us have always had nomadic spirits and this is the culmination of it.
Awesome! I vastly enjoy reading the blogs of people who do this.
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:51 PM   #5
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Good on you!!!

I've decided to hit the road at a much younger age.
Six months in the trailer and six months in the Baja.

I've just returned after three months down there and love it so much that I'm heading back for six months in late Oct. most days are sunny.
At least my time down there in a condo breaks up the trailer life.
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Old 04-14-2013, 10:06 PM   #6
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bill---congratulations! you are living my dream. don't worry what the kids, neighbours and friends think.....you're not nuts--you're doing something that takes huge amounts of guts. tell them they've got their consonants confused....guts, not nuts.

and daniel---you'll have to tell us more about your lifestyle. i am intrigued by your wintering in mexico. is it as unsafe as we've been led to believe by the media?
and may i ask what your job is that allows such a luxury?
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Old 04-14-2013, 10:16 PM   #7
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Good on you two!

You do realise that it is totally cool to be a nut, don't you? A nut is stubborn enough to keep its feet planted long enough to grow into something beautiful.
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Old 04-14-2013, 10:42 PM   #8
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What a wonderful adventure, good for you!
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Old 04-15-2013, 12:06 AM   #9
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bill---congratulations! you are living my dream. don't worry what the kids, neighbours and friends think.....you're not nuts--you're doing something that takes huge amounts of guts. tell them they've got their consonants confused....guts, not nuts.

and daniel---you'll have to tell us more about your lifestyle. i am intrigued by your wintering in mexico. is it as unsafe as we've been led to believe by the media?
and may i ask what your job is that allows such a luxury?
The Baja is very safe one can walk the beaches at night I did many times.
A nice house can be rented for 500.00 a month.
I stay on hotel row in a condo for 800.00 a month in San Jose del Cabo.
I've been retired for a few years now worked for a good company with a good pension plan.
When down there I tend to mix with the local people very friendly & warm.
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Bill, Not all your friends think you're nuts for going fulltime. Jane and I think it's great that you're just an adventurous happy couple of nuts. 'Looking forward to spending time together at Salt Springs.
Ron & Jane
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We travel 7-11 months a year. Initially our friends thought we were crazy, some still do.

Interestingly many have come to recognize we've had a great time. Even among those who recognize how special our travels have been have all kinds of real and not real reasons why they 'can't do it'.

You have made a choice. It sounds good to us. We rate our choice to travel as one of our best choices ever

Safe and exciting travels
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A month or so ago we sold our home and decided to hit the trail full time for a year or 2. We waited long enough and we're both excited about it. We on various trips in the past have lasted 5 or 6 months and we're still married and very much together in this. We have thought about getting something bigger but decided we will start out Inneggsile and take an evaluation in the fall when we return to sunny Florida in late October. At 76 yrs old my kids think we're nuts, our friends think we're nuts, the neighbors think we're nuts, so we're convinced of it, we're nuts. Both of us have always had nomadic spirits and this is the culmination of it. We left NH in 1977 in a Volkswagon Bus with 3 kids 11, 9-1/2 and 13 months, a dog and a cat and ended up in Rocky Mount, Va on 25 acres of land where I think we had every animal that Noah had on the ark. We raised our own meat, veggies, and kids and when they all left home we came to Florida to relax. Then we bought a Casita and the relaxation started to expand all over the country. We always thought that maybe we would grow out of it but it just keeps getting worse so we finally gave in to it. Hope to see you all on the road, Bill and Karen
Hi: Bill MacDermod... Salted nuts are good!!! Enjoy the freedom.
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2 nuts make it right.
Go for it.
Have fun.
Enjoy the time together.
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Old 04-15-2013, 09:36 AM   #14
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Sounds nothing but great to me! We're nuts too though.
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