Friday, June 7, 2013

From Extended-Timer to Full-Timer

Today finally got here. Judy and I have been planning on being full-time RVers since 2007.  It has not been an easy plan to execute, mostly because the economy went south. Once the housing market collapsed selling our house became very difficult and the market value was adversely affected.

Our closing went flawlessly. In fact, the entire process from "contract" to today's closing could not have gone better. Even though we had 30 calendar days from contract to closing, we worked at the park 16 of those days. So Judy and I had only 14 days to get out and take care of all the things one must do to go from living in a house to living in a 400 square foot fifth wheel. We wish the new owners the best and hope they enjoy the lake as much as we did.

Joe and Nancy, fulltimers who we met four years ago when they were visiting in our area just happened to be in the area and joined with us today for lunch and to celebrate with us. It was nice seeing them again and we look forward to seeing them in the future.

Joe and Nancy

L-R Faye (sister) Judy, Jim, Nancy and Joe

We will continue to workamp at Blanton Creek Park until Labor Day. Over the next few weeks we will work on our travel plans for the fall. We tentatively are planning on heading up to New England. As we firm our plans up I will share them here in the blog.

Thanks for stopping by. That is all for now.
Next Blog: Tue.


  1. Congratulations! It was about two years for us and we have not regretted it at all. Relax and enjoy being "homeless".

  2. Congrats on the new lifestyle-you will love it:)

  3. Congratulations Jim and Judy! Have fun!

  4. Congratulations, Hope you enjoy Full-timing as much as we have.

    Jim and Linda

  5. Yay! Congrats!! It's been six months for us now and we're loving every minute of it! :)

  6. is so thrilling to have the freedom to choose which backyard to have. We are loving it too!

  7. Free at last! Congrats, you guys can finally take a day off, it's been a busy Spring for you two.