In 2010, A few months after the release of Dear Lilly
You saw the smiling pictures of our take off, the exciting posts and comments… Now the whole truth about the first 24 hours. It took a week to get over it enough to write about it.
Let me start by saying that Pete only had a few small chances to practice towing the camper.
What a whirlwind of an exit! We planned a launch date of September 1st but had several delays that led to us leaving on the 6th. Here’s the quick version to bring you all up to speed… Continue reading
Is it general knowledge and experience, hands-on skills, business savvy or the ability to utilize technology? What is it that makes it possible for some families to successfully live a nomadic lifestyle? Continue reading
On the drive to Atlanta it occurred to me that I never had the opportunity to talk with my kids about their uncle being gay. They don’t see him often and when they do, he is usually alone. It was a passing thought in the car and I dismissed it because I wasn’t sure what to think of it. Continue reading
Yes, it’s true, I loved my mini van! With stow-and-go storage in the floor, roomy leather seats, perfect family fit and awesome sunken trunk for my hula hoops, it could not be beat. I was sad to trade it in. Continue reading
Ok, everyone wants to know what happened to the motorhome! We had a 34′ 1995 Winnebago Vectra. It was beautiful and very well maintained. We purchased it, without much consideration, from a family member of a good friend. We loved knowing where it was coming from.
After more research and thought we were concerned about a few things: Continue reading
It’s time to purge and think like a minimalist.
Today was the first of the bigger items to go. The outdoor climber and club house and Little Tike roller coaster were picked up and taken away to a new home. The yard looks empty and reality is setting in. Continue reading
Geez, I have heard this over and over. Quite honestly, this comment bugs me! It’s usually the older passerby in a store or sometimes an older relative. With 4 kids within 6yrs, I have been in survival mode for the last three years. I don’t need someone to remind me that I don’t always enjoy it! Continue reading
I get a lot of questions about my thoughts on Dear Lilly. Friends and family know a lot more about me than I would ever tell them on my own. I thought it would be nice to just put it all out there once and for all. These are the most common questions I get asked: Continue reading