Today I sent out an email to many of our friends and family members. I wanted them to know about our blogs so they can follow what we are doing… if they want to that is.
Since we’ve made the decision to change what we are going to do to earn a living as full-time RVers, we’ve both felt a great inner peace. Don’t get me wrong, we’re grateful for the work we’ve been doing, traveling all over and creating guest guides for RV parks. It does not pay quite as well as gate guarding, but we have had a lot of fun traveling around and meeting new people and forming new friendships.
Now we are ready to enjoy things at a slower pace. In writing this blog and the comments I’ve received from other bloggers, I just realized how much I have missed writing. I’ve also missed reading books and getting engrossed in a good movie. Over the last three years, we have been too busy with all the work involved in the guest guide job to just simply enjoy life. And with the economic situation we’re in now, the job of selling ads in RV park guides is getting harder all the time.
While I know we will be somewhat isolated out on the ranch land and will probably experience cabin fever from time to time, I have a whole list of things I want to do that I just could not get around to before. Fun things. And Bob wants to do some tinkering on our rig. We bought it last year as a used coach and there are things he can do to restore it to its original luster, but he has been swamped with all the paperwork that went with the other job.
In a nutshell, we are looking forward to slowing the pace down and banking money for travel. Then when we do take a break, we can truly be tourists. And the time to do it is now while we are young enough and healthy enough to enjoy it all.
In addition to writing my blogs, I’m looking forward to reading more of my fellow gate guard’s blogs. Each blogger has their own unique style and I love to read their entries and picture what they are like. These bloggers seem to be a close knit group of people and we are glad to be joining them.
We are in Amarillo, Texas tonight and will be staying in Burkburnett, Texas tomorrow night. Saturday we head back to our home base in Teague, Texas and start getting the rig and ourselves ready for our new journey. But first, we have three granddaughters to spoil for a while!