House is Under Contract

Finally, my house is under contract and all of this planning angst will become a reality.  Closing is set for August 19th – that seems so soon! After all the months of pondering, it finally became clear that the best course for me will be to live in an RV and let the dust settle for a while.

Living in an RV for a while is a perfect fit for me: it meets my need for complete freedom to go wherever I want to go, I can research my family history to my heart’s content without spending a fortune on travel, and I can enjoy the outdoors and all the majesty of Mother Nature.

After so many years of working in a windowless office, and countless glorious mornings wishing I could spend the day outside instead of at work, I can hardly believe it’s actually happening.  I’m feeling very overwhelmed about it.

One step at a time.

My 21 year old son has decided to move out to Seattle at the end of June to be near his older sister.  I’m delighted about this and especially glad that the two kids will be together – they will be able to look out for each other.  And it sure makes it easier to visit them if I just need to go to one place.  Seattle is a stunningly beautiful area – maybe I’ll end up there myself!

With Kyle’s decision made, I realize that I will have no kids, no house, no mortgage, no spouse, no pets – nothing to keep me here except for my job, and everything is pointing to ending that as well.  It’s time to go!!