We spent last week “moochdocking” or “driveway surfing” at my brother’s house in Connecticut. We won’t lie: staying in a nice spacious house again was pretty sweet!
Chapter 3 Travels Posts
It’s not every day someone threatens to shoot you dead for walking down a lakeside path. So when it does happen, it really is quite memorable.
Central Pennsylvania was a beautiful place to begin our travels and it perfectly melded several characteristics we were looking for. A quiet and peaceful environment, with minimal traffic, and lots of things to see and do. We wasted no time getting started.
As we continue to sort, toss, donate and pack our belongings, the reality of moving out of our house looms large. For twelve years, this has been our secure, quiet, reliable, comforting base. Whatever insanity or stress was going on outside, it stopped at our front door. We’ve been through a lot while we’ve lived in this house and we associate an incredible number of memories with it. Almost all are good. A couple, not so great.
Kevin installed the GEICO app on his phone since they are now insuring the RV. I have spent hours imagining how much fun this app must be. I don’t want to actually launch it and see; I just want to envision the possibilities.
Are there different colored buttons depending on how bad we fucked up? I hope there are.
Some of our goals with this project are to go places we’ve never been, meet people we wouldn’t otherwise meet, and learn more about our vast and varied country. These last few days in Mississippi have offered opportunities to do all that. We’ve learned many valuable lessons and realized some assumptions we had were completely incorrect.