How 3 Years of Full-Time RVing Changed Us for the Better

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It’s our 3 years on-the-road-i-versary! It’s surreal to think back to this day in 2014, as we waved goodbye to our Colorado townhome and drove off into the sunset with our RV and MINI in tow, as we headed north to Wyoming en route to our first destination – Lake Tahoe, California. We had left behind our suburban Colorado neighborhood, Marc’s family, our friends and our very ‘normal’ life… to set out on a new adventure and create an entirely new way of life. We were optimistic, but in truth, we had absolutely no idea how it was all going to work out.

Fortunately, it’s worked out very well indeed. In some ways, June 2014 feels like it was yesterday and in other ways it feels like a lifetime ago. Either way, it’s amazing to look back and reflect on how hitting the road as full-time RVers has been life changing on so many levels.

As we enter our 4th year as “full-timers” we stopped to reflect on some of the ways we believe our full-time RVing lifestyle has changed us for the better – and shared a handful of our favorites photos from our journey so far.

Photo: Grand Canyon North Rim, AZ: September 2016

We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

Joseph Campbell

1. Life is Simpler and Richer

In downsizing our life we downsized our stuff and along with it, all the things that weighed us down. Not only material stuff but also many of the mundane chores and daily grind that goes along with a regular life, home and existence. We no longer have the desire to shop or fill our lives with things that don’t have meaning or feed our souls. We’ve learned to lighten up, live in the moment and appreciate the little things so much more on a daily basis. Every day is simpler yet so much richer as we now have the time, energy and space within ourselves and our lives to embrace them fully.

Photo: Going to the Sun Road, Glacier National Park, MT: August 2016

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.

Confucius

2. Friends, Friends Everywhere

Throughout our travels to 49 USA states (so far) we’ve met and made friends with our RVing neighbors at campgrounds and even remote boondocking locations all around the country. These days it seems we know someone just about everywhere we go. Just this past weekend we reconnected with 2 RVing couples we’d met in Quartzsite, AZ in January. Later this week, we’ll be having breakfast with friends in Phoenix. And in August we’ll be watching the Solar Eclipse in Oregon with dozens more of our RVing buddies from all around the country. And while it took a little while to build our community on the road, they literally are everywhere and we’ve found our new network of friends to be bigger, bolder and more adventurous than we ever imagined.

Photo: With friends Erik and Kala of Livinlite.net in New Orleans, LA: March 2016

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.

Tim Cahill

3. More Awareness

We consider ourselves to be aware, understanding and compassionate people with an appreciation and healthy respect for others – their views, opinions and backgrounds. But there’s nothing quite like being exposed first hand to different people and places to really be able to see life through the eyes of another. 

Sometimes encounters are fleeting and other times stories and circumstances hit home on a deeper level, but all of it has deepened our awareness and understanding. These days, it’s easier to take a step back and view things from another’s perspective, and remember that while we can all be so very different – with diverse viewpoints and life choices – on a deeper level, we often share more similarities than we may realize.

Photo: Marc with Amish farmer and buggy driver, David in Lancaster, PA: November 2015

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.

Mark Twain

4. Deeper Authenticity

Living authentically has always been high value for us – individually and as a couple. It’s not always easy to show up as your true self in the world, but as RVers, we’ve found it’s easier to share more of our authentic selves and experiences with the people we meet on the road. Strangers don’t have pre-conceived ideas of who we are, where we’re from or what we do. 

Of course, when we share so much of our journey publicly (here on our blog, social media and YouTube) people who ‘know us’ via these channels can still make assumptions, but that’s even more reason to stay transparent. 

Living life on our own terms and marching to the beat of our own drums, we care less about society’s expectations and stay focused on what feels right for us. That helps us stay connected to and express our authentic selves, as we continue to live our lives as an example of what we believe in and stand for.

Photo: Standing on the corner in Winslow, Arizona on Historic Route 66: March 2015

To thine own self be true.

Hamlet, Shakespeare

5. We're Braver Now

Living full-time on the road as RVers, we’re almost always venturing into the unknown and getting out of our comfort zones – whether it’s exploring new places, meeting new people or diving into new adventures. This stretches our minds and expands our world to be so much bigger than it once was. The more we’re able to handle what life and the road throws at us, the more we know we can handle. 

We feel a newfound sense of bravery. Whether it’s trying something new or accepting an invitation from strangers, we say YES more often and are up for just about anything. We’re able to dream bigger, make bolder plans and somehow they seem entirely possible, which gives us the courage and confidence to take a risk and go for it! After all, if it doesn’t work out, what do we have to lose?

Photo: On the black pebble beach at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Newport, OR: August 2014

We're less afraid of change. We're less afraid of others. We're less afraid of fear itself. We're even less afraid of death – because at the end of the day, we're really living our lives with no regrets.

Julie Bennett

6. More Self-Sufficiency

We’ve learned to deal with the inevitable challenges of the RV lifestyle which can require troubleshooting and problem solving on the fly – often under stressful circumstances. The upside of that is it rewards you with new experiences, learnings and confidence. These days we also spend more time dry camping solo in more remote locations – which means we’re not as dependent on “the grid” or society as we would be at home in our regular life – at least for a week or two. There’s a real sense of independence and empowerment that comes with that level of self sufficiency.

Photo: Boondocking on National Forest land in Sedona, AZ: June 2017

What then is freedom? The power to live as one wishes.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

7. Travel has Expanced our World

We feel truly blessed to have been able to travel and explore so much of this beautiful country – and even other parts of the world – over the past three years. And the fact we’ve been able to do all this while still working full-time – thanks to technology – is truly humbling. 

The more we see, the more we realize there is yet to see! This world – even North America alone – is bigger and more beautiful than you can even imagine and it’s going to take a long time to explore it all. We’re just so glad we decided to start RVing as soon as we did, as our travels have changed us inside and out, and this journey is far from over!

Photo: Snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia: April 2016

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.

Miriam Beard

8. We're OK With Being 'Not Normal'

When we first began researching the full-time RV lifestyle, it seemed like such a strange and foreign world to us. We were curious and intrigued, but it was still kind of strange as it was SO unlike what we were used to. Now, three years later, it is ‘normal life’ that seems so strange and foreign to us! 

Whenever we go back home to Colorado or visit big cities and see people so busy with their lives, jobs and commutes, we’re brought back to earth with a jolt. We are reminded that it is WE who are the different and weird ones. We can’t relate to a ‘normal life’ anymore. 

But that’s OK. We’re living a life that’s right for us and it doesn’t matter if no-one else understands it. We’re happy and thriving and we don’t see any reason to go back! In fact, we don’t think we could.

Photo: Standing by the Pacific Coast Highway 1, CA: November 2014

Maybe your weird is my normal. Who's to say?

Nicki Minaj

9. We Created More Freedom

Our path to freedom began in 2013 when Marc’s new job enabled him to work from home. A year later, we took it to another level and hit the road in our RV. Then, as the demands of Marc’s job began to take a toll on his health and wellbeing, we knew it was time for him to stop. 

n early 2017, Marc quit his job so we could create new freedoms and choices in our lives. We dove into developing then launched our online learning platform for RVers in May. To us, the ultimate success is living a life of freedom and doing what you love while helping others. And it feels like we’re exactly where we are meant to be.

Photo: Arms outstretched in Rocky Mountain National Park, CO: June 2015

Doing what you love is freedom. Loving what you do is happiness.

Lana Del Ray

10. We're Constantly Inspired

It doesn’t matter where we go or how long we’ve been traveling, we continue to be inspired by the people we meet along the way. Whether it’s solos, couples or families, millenials, retired or somewhere in-between, we never tire of hearing the stories of people who have chosen the RV lifestyle. 

We love hearing about their creativity and resourcefulness and how they figured out a way to make the lifestyle work for them. People choose to RV for so many reasons beyond just travel – simplicity, health, to achieve financial goals, reconnect with nature or loved ones, or simply live life as fully as they can. No matter what their motivations, taking the leap into living from the road full-time takes a certain kind of creativity, boldness and courage that constantly inspires us.

Photo: Gazing out at the pink cliffs during an off road adventure in Utah: September 2016

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.

Martin Buber

Where To From Here?

People often ask us “so how long do you think you’re going to do this?” and our answer is always the same “we have NO plans to stop”. This lifestyle suits us, we continue to love everything about it and we see ourselves RVing for a long time to come. After all, there are many more roads to travel, more people to meet and even more adventures that are bound to surprise us.

We’re feeling a sense of anticipation about this next phase of our life, looking forward to what the future holds and, as always, excited to be sharing the journey with you.

Thanks for being part of our first 3 years on the road. Here’s to the next 3 years and beyond! We hope to see you down the road someday. Safe travels!

Photo: And the never ending road trip continues!

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift. That's why we call it the present.

Bill Keane

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54 thoughts on “How 3 Years of Full-Time RVing Changed Us for the Better”

  1. It’s amazing how travel drastically changes us in even the simplest of ways. I’m glad I stumbled upon your blog today. While I’m not currently RV-ing, it’s something that seems incredibly freeing. Love the alternative lifestyle so much! Happy trails!

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  2. I’ve been following you for a couple of years and love how you have taken this journey for yourselves. I would like to do the same in a few years – just had youngest child graduate from college so it’s getting more possible every day!! One question: do you still like the Tiffin or will you try a different RV now that Marc no longer needs the dedicated office?

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    • Hi Kim, thank you for your kind words. Our Tiffin has been a great coach – perfect for our needs, especially with Marc’s work need for a dedicated office etc… we have no regrets about our purchase… it is still going well but we are considering a change now Marc is no longer chained to his desk 🙂 There are a few other reasons for desiring something different, we aren’t rushing anything but certainly keeping an open mind to what may be next for us 🙂 Too soon to really share any more plans until we actually have some! Hope that helps!

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    • Thank you so much for sharing! This is my goal and dream. This was a wonderful article to share with my family who is somewhat skeptical. It was such an inspirational article! I loved the quotes and am saving them.

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  3. What a wonderful introspective on your 3 years of full-timing so far. Love the meaningful quotes, too! You guys are such an inspiration and driving force for Jeanne and I as we pursue our own dreams! We are making steady progress toward our launch date about 34 months from now. After our third trip now in our new coach we truly FEEL how right our decision is for us. Sure, we’re a bit overwhelmed with the learning and planning of it all, a bit scared at times, but overall we feel a deep undercurrent of conviction and desire that is only growing more each day.
    Thanks for continuing to share your RV life with us all!!
    Erik & Jeanne

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    • Thanks Erik – glad you liked it! It takes time to grow into it so it’s great you are able to put your tow in with current trips… the overwhelm is natural as there is SO much to consider – but take your time, you’ll get there. Thanks again!

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  4. Yup….another “Home run” blog article! I really like the quotes! What an inspirational article guys. We are only about 9 months in and already feeling many points that you made. We love the idea that the idea of “normal” is so much more open to opinion than we ever thought. You make this so clear in your writings. Thanks for the continued inspiration and friendship. Keep it up and thanks for do so!

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    • Hi Brett and Danelle, always great to hear from you guys. Glad the article hit home for you too. Look forward to seeing you guys again soon. Have fun until then – we know you will 🙂

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  5. Thank you for sharing your perspective and hind sight of your last 3 years full time RVing. IT is always great to hear how much fun folks are having on the road, there is also a lot of disappointments but I think its in the character of the person/couple as to how they handle it and move forward. Me and my Sole Mate are not full timers but that is our goal, planning it and will be making our strategist moves slowly. Really enjoy your blog and YouTube channel.

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    • Thanks Russell. Yes you are quite right – a lot of folks experience disappointment but the character / personalities play a big part for sure, as does compatibility and how you deal with issues. We also have noticed a direct correlation between those who RV successfully as a result of sound planning and preparation and knowing more what to expect, how to RV safely… and those who end up having more than the usual share of dramas and issues – they typically jumped in blindly and hoped for the best without properly planning. Good to hear you are being strategic and taking your time. You can never learn/know too much. The RV life is awesome when things all go well or you can at least manage the things that do come up…. Glad you are enjoying our content.

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  6. Congratulations on your 3 year on-the-road-i-versary!! I love all that you share. We are in our 60’s and just bought a new RV and are in the talking stages of full time RV’ing. We have always done a lot of camping while our kids were growing up and loved that, and we traveled to the Grand Tetons,Yellowstone and Glacier Park when kids were young, and 3 years ago we took our four oldest grands and traveled to Montana. We’ve enjoyed these travels and having our own home on wheels wherever we go. Following you two and others who share the full time lifestyle is giving us a little more confidence to think we might just be able to do it ;). The only thing holding us back from a total commitment right now are our 7 grandkids who live by us and we are very involved in their lives (ages 15yrs-1month). I love all your postings and appreciate the heart and soul, along with the time and effort you put into them. I am very happy for you two to have found a life that makes you happy and fulfills your dreams! Keep on keeping on 🙂
    Wishing you many happy and safe travels in your future <3

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    • Thank you Gwen for such a lovely message. How wonderful you’ve already seen so many beautiful places with your kids – we loved Montana too – one of our fave states for sure. Many grandparents feel the same way as you, but as a full timer, you can choose to spend as much time as you wish close to home and/or they can come travel with you too. You can be the cool and groovy grandparents who are out living life to the full and inspiring them to do the same! Many happy travels to you too!

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  7. We are so enjoying your travels and are reading everything we can get our hands on.Next spring we are planning to embark on our own full time rv living adventure and are becoming more excited as the time gets closer.Congrats on your first 3 years and hope there are many more to come.

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  8. Hi Julie & Marc! What an awesome article. We’ve been full time for 3 months now and every point resonated with me – except the getting braver one! I hope with time it will be less stressful every we pick up jacks to move to someplace unknown! Thank you for sharing – it’s obvious you are an inspiration to others to join in on the fun!

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    • Oh thanks so much Joy. You know the brave part takes time, it takes quite a while to get comfortable with all the moving, changing and dealing with the different things that can happen on the road… I remember still being very much in an emotional adjustment period at the 3 month mark ( I slept a LOT) so give yourself time and be patient… one day you will look back and realize you are braver than you thought! Keep on enjoying the journey! And the fun!

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  9. I while back you mentioned something about RV breakdowns recently and promised to address them shortly. Did I miss those entries? Very interested in the things that do and will go wrong on the road and how you deal with them. Thanks

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  10. You’ve written a well planned and very intriguing story regarding your life style change, I’ve enjoyed it. Do you know of any couples in their 70’s as my husband and I are, who have successfully been able to go full time? Specifically, how are doctor visits, grandchildren celebrations, and day to day business handled?

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    • I’ll be 70 in August, have lived in my RV for over 12 years while still working locally and traveling when I could, then hit the road full time March 13 (not a Friday lol) after waiting 10 months to go thru cancer diagnosis, 3 surgeries, 26 weeks of chemo and 6 weeks of radiation. I hit the road 4 days after the last doctor appt. I still have to check back every 3 months for 2 years but I free to travel in between and will just work that into my travels. Camp hosting at the coast of Northern California now where it’s cool and beautiful every day! Love meeting folks. When I camp hosted for the Elks Lodge I met many couples in 70’s and even 80s full timing. 1 couple in their 80’s had been full time over 25 years and he drove the 45 ft rig! Age is just a number–go for it while you can so you don’t look back and say if only…..
      Love the blog and you well written 10 points. Hope to meet you on the road sometime.

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      • Thanks so much for sharing your experience Boots! Very inspiring and congrats on your successful treatment! Love hearing stories like yours. Would definitely love to see you out on the road sometime – glad you enjoyed the post. PS. We have even met a couple in their 90s full-timing – amazing, inspiring and hopefully that will be us too! LOL

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    • Thank you Priscilla. Yes we know plenty of couples in their 70s doing this. One couple Tom and Becky were interviewed in our RV Success Series and they provided a lot of insight on the things you ask about in an in-depth one hour interview here http://courses.rvsuccessschool.com/p/interviews-rv-success-stories-and-real-world-examples – along with 5 other full-time RVers. Another couple Dennis and Donna are in their 60s and I believe you would gain a lot of insight from their interview as well. But all provide valuable insight and advice.

      We specifically sought out full-time RVers who we have met and offer an excellent diversity in background, experience, knowledge, financial situations etc – to feature in the RV Success Series which people are loving.

      I think you would find this Series of interviews VERY helpful on your journey, giving you the inspiration, information, detail and confidence you need to consider the full-time RV lifestyle and if it is right for you. It’s always great to hear a range of experiences to glean what resonates most with you.

      Glad you liked the article and thank you for your kind comments!

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  11. Congratulations on your three year anniversary! Your North Rim Grand Canyon picture caught my attention. Tricia and I were there in July 2016. That trip is one of the reasons I retired early and am now in the process of downsizing and traveling in our RV for some indefinite period. Great job on the post, interesting, inspirational reading.

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    • Hi Craig and Tricia – oh that’s awesome! The GC North Rim was beautiful.Good for you taking the plunge and retiring early, bet oyu don’t regret it for a second. Thanks for your kind words 🙂

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  12. It is truly a joy to read your stories. It’s almost like being right there and being a part of. Is there any redundancy in your travels I do you go to the same states but see different things. Seems that you guys love doing this and a fourth year is only going to be better than the last three. Good luck have fun and hope to see you out there. Right now I’m just running in a travel trailer working on getting a class A in a year.

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    • HI Leroy – thank you, so glad you enjoyed reading it 🙂 Yes we do go to the same states and see different things – I think partly as there is so much to see and partly because each time WE are different so we can see a place with new eyes. Different times of year make a difference too. Enjoy your travels and yes Year 4 is going to be awesome! Have fun.

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  13. It is truly a joy to read your stories. It’s almost like being right there and being a part of. Is there any redundancy in your travels I do you go to the same states but see different things. Seems that you guys love doing this and a fourth year is only going to be better than the last three. Good luck have fun and hope to see you out there. Right now I’m just running in a travel trailer working on getting a class say in a year.

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  14. Thanks Julie and Mark for sharing your wisdom and good times. Deb and I just decided we will RV full time starting next May. We have lots to learn. Your online program is top on our list to jump in to. Be safe and can’t wait to join up somewhere someplace. Warm hugs…

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  15. Congratulations! And thank you for all the inspiration. Coming to you from Ten Sleep, Wyoming, the most recent of many of the most beautiful places we have seen! 37 days into our first year!

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    • Thanks! So glad to see you living and loving the life! Still remember our first month or two in as well! It’s a very exciting, was definitely still in adjustment period though!

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  16. Thank you for articulating the lifestyle so well. I can relate to all your points. Ooh, so simple & carefree! We are part-time RVers & love the flexibility & lack of responsibility.
    There is so much beauty around every turn. Just love it!
    Enjoy your ride,
    Myrna

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  17. I have followed you forever! Just love what you share and the experience you have gained mechanically and the adventures you have enjoyed.

    Thank you for sharing all that you do! I have been a gypsy at heart all my in my contract jobs all over the U.S. with no regrets at all seeing different cultures and expanding my views.

    I just wish I was mechanical or I need to find someone who is! LOL or buy one small enough I can go International. Now that would be fun.

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  18. Loved your Top 10! Can’t wait until Hubby and I are able to join RV life. We’re in the prep stages. Thanks so much for sharing your experiences and adventures. Hope to see you on the road soon.

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  19. Hi Julie and Marc!! What a lovely message!! You both truly inspire me and I hope someday soon, my husband and I can take everything we have learned from you and dive into the rv lifestyle. We dabble now, but look forward to upgrading our rv and doing it more often. The closer we get to retirement, the more excited and inspired we are!! I am loving the the course…going to hopefully finish it off before summer really gets rolling. Thank you so much for sharing your journey!! Be safe and congratulations on your anniversary!!

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  20. Love your top 10 and so true. We just celebrated our 8 year anniversary living full-time on the road (June 9) and everything you laid out is so spot on! I must add that your extra focus and time is clearly showing up in quality… this is an excellent post!

    Signed: some of the friends you have made on the road… Mark and Katarina from CampgroundViews.com

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  21. Julie & Mark,
    The pictures say it all!…you found heaven in so many places! God is so good!
    So happy for you guys and especially that Mark is doing well now!

    We started RVing to follow our grand babies when our son and daughter-in-law devastated us by moving to FL for a new job/career opportunity. (Of all things)haha ….how dare they!
    However now…they are actually hunting for Mimi and Grandad!
    So when people ask when will you stop RVing just say when we want to stop enjoying life to the fullest!

    Take care you two!!

    Psalm 121:8

    Tammy M.

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    • Thank you Tammy! Yes we are living and loving the life – even more now Marc is doing so well. What a great way to live – travel and visit your family around the country – love it. Definitely in no hurry to hang up the keys! You take care too!

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  22. As much excitement as it seems I would suggest that anyone following this lifestyle “should” transition into it.
    Rent an RV for a week, buy used while still working and go on short trips and test the water before making the commitment.
    It’s not for everyone. Your personality and mechanical capabilities are a big factor.

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    • What a beautiful post. It brought tears to my eyes to read how life has expanded for you. My hubby and I will be rejoining this exciting nomadic lifestyle in a couple of months and excited to meet you one day at the top of the world. What a perfect time to read this post as the stress of downsizing our life has been so crazy, you dangled the carrot of what is to come. Thank you!

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    • Hi Noah, Yes that is a good place for most people to start for sure – renting, buying used, short trips etc. Personality / attitude are also a big factor as you say and mechanical capabilities are definitely helpful. All that said, we didn’t test the water before making the commitment – we did buy used and sold the home, bought the RV and didn’t rent first – BUT we both know ourselves VERY well and were confident enough we were making the right decision for us. And it’s worked out very well. BUT we did an immense amount of planning and research first (and continue to do) which contributes to our journey being a successful one, and for the most part, very smooth with very few if any major issues – of course issues go with the territory but being well prepared and diligent about maintenance, safety and care play a big part. We are believers in planning and preparing properly for such a major lifestyle change in order to have a more positive experience. It doesn’t happen by accident or ‘dumb luck’. Cheers.

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  23. Hey Julie and Marc! Congratulations on your 3 year anniversary on the road! Thanks to your inspirational website and sharing, we are celebrating 2 years fulltime. This was a fantastic post. I appreciate the honesty of your voice and lifestyle. The quotes you shared were spot on, and I found myself nodding in agreement to each of your 10 comments. Love you two and cannot wait till our paths cross again. Happy trails!

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    • Hi Gretty and John, thank you so much! And congratulations on 2 years for you! Glad you could resonate with the messages and quotes too… Looking forward to seeing you both (and sweet Penny) again! Safe travels! xo

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  24. You guys are so inspiring. As irradiated this tonight my husband & I are in ruiodso New Mexico beginning our full time
    Journey. I have posted before. I’m sure you have so many it’s hard to remember. We decided on a Tiffin & ordered it in February after following you guys for the last two & a half years. We were so impressed with your comments on your rig we decided
    On theTiffin. We are excited & apprentice at the same time. Loved your look back & future plans. We really do hope to meet you guys someday. ShRing your life has really changed ours& we really appreciate you both
    Joannie Barnett

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    • Aw thanks Joannie, thank you so much for your very kind words. I do remember seeing your messages before! Am sure you will be happy with your Tiffin. It’s humbling to hear that sharing our journey has had such an impact on you. We hope to cross paths with you some day! Happy Trails 🙂

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  25. That old Amish guy with the passenger buggy looks familiar. I think we took a farm tour with him this spring. Dairy barn behind Julie (I assume she took the photo) and house behind & right with covered porch with table of goodies for sale. I think the guide’s name was Ben?

    I’ll be on the road with y’all soon, but not soon enough. Current plan is 9 more months working full time, two years half time, retire at 65 when Medicare eligibility kicks in & don’t need employer health insurance any more. Plans fluid, though, could retire any time if I want to take the big hit on employer retirement fund contributions and health insurance.

    So I plan to buy truck & FW next spring when I cut back to half time and have four-day weekends & time to make use of rig. Lots of things to see within a few hundred miles of here for the next couple of years & head west after that.

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    • Hi Michael, that sounds like a GREAT plan, good for you. The Amish guy’s name was David – his wife’s name is Rachel – this was near Lancaster, PA. We took the ride with him from out front of an Antique store and yes the farm house he took us too did have a table with goodies for sale, as did his wife Rachel who had a table of handmade items for sale by the Antique store where we took the buggy ride. Lovely people and thoroughly enjoyed our conversation with them – David was very open about sharing the Amish lifestyle and beliefs. Enjoy the journey and hope to see you out there!

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  26. So proud of you both and so happy to see you getting the best from life with your travels. Hope to have our caravan off blocks in a month or two so we can hit the road around OZ again as soon as we can..Love Dad & Helen

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  27. We are right there with you! On our RV Journey six years now. Sold everything and down sized to the RV and tow a 1500 Ram. Our year is divided between; living near grandkids, NOMADS volunteering and touring USA & Canada. Married 45 years and closer than ever (literally and emotionally). Still no desire to stop, too much more to see and do. On our way to Alaska now…

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    • Wow that is SO awesome! You are such an inspiration – regarding your travels, attitude and your relationship. Thank you for sharing! We hope to follow in your footsteps.. tire tracks 🙂 Enjoy Alaska, we plan to head there in 2018!

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