Now What?!?

So, in the last post, you found out that we brought our RV home on December 28th. It’s the dead of winter.  It’s really cold outside.  The RV has a heater, but very few campgrounds are open this time of year, this far north. So what should we do with this monstrous thing?  It’s taking …

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It took forever!

In my last post, Annette and I had made a deal with the owners to buy their 2006 Newmar Ventana 3330.  The catch was that they wanted to complete the transaction before the end of the year to save on property taxes. Since we were starting into the financing process with 8 weeks, it shouldn’t be …

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Annette just HAD to keep looking!

So after the embarrassment of backing out of the deal from the RV show, Annette didn’t give up on her dream.  Almost everyday she dreamed of life on the road traveling the USA and taking pictures.  And, part of that dream was to look at motorhomes for sale online. “Hey, Woody, look at this one!” …

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A BIG Step…Well, almost.

We’ve been thinking.  Should we go with a fifth wheel or a motorhome?  We went back and forth several times. It seems when we ask a salesman which way to go, the first question that they ask is, “Do you have a truck?”  Well, no, we don’t have a truck.  Then they suggest a motorhome. …

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Planning

Retirement takes a lot of planning.  Just think of how long you have been contributing to your 401(k) or other retirement account.  Think of the care you have taken in deciding which of the investment choices are right for you.  Did you think your retirement dream died in 2008 and 2009? Well, I am learning …

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Hello world!

My wife, Annette, and I are getting ready to retire.  Hip hip hooray!  But there is still some time that I need to work.  Boo hoo! Anyway, this blog will be about our preparations and our adventures as we prepare, sell everything (almost!) and take to the road to see the world (or at least …

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