So follow our travels from "The Beginning" until now "wherever that may be".

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Getting Ready!

God is good!  Things are happening and we are getting ready for our departure date.  It's really going to happen.  The man leasing our house will be moving in on March 1st so we're busy with the last minute cleaning and repairs.  It's mostly a scheduling issue and things are falling into place.  This Friday and Saturday, we have to finish cleaning out the garage - stuff to the thrift store, stuff to storage and stuff to the garbage.  Want everything looking nice so the property manager won't have so much to do right off the bat.

I have turned in my notice at work.  March 10th will be my last day and Bob will work his last night on Sunday.  This week during his off time he has been installing a sliding tray in our basement storage area.  He thinks this will give us more accessability to the stuff in there.  And, there is "stuff". We're really dreading facing the scales. 

We're anxiously discussing our destinations and route.  It is all so exciting.  We're thinking that we might start off going southwest (well a little bit west) to just above the New Orleans area as March 21st might still be a tad cold to start north.  Our youngest son lives in New Orleans and that would give us a chance for a quick visit with him.  Then, we think we want to travel the Mississippi River West Bank all the way from there up to Iowa and make our way over to Des Moines where we have workamping jobs starting May 21st.  They have kind of determined where our first real stay will be.  God is really leading us and we have to constantly stop and thank him for his blessings.  There are many.

Well, that's enough chatter for today.  Can't wait to leave this gravel parking lot.


  1. So excited for you! I wonder if you are able to sleep at night, your heads must be spinning with all the 'to do's'. Good luck to you for the next steps!!

  2. God is Good. Can't wait until our time comes. We are still working on getting rid of stuff and getting the house ready to sell. Since homes aren't selling we may try to rent or lease ours. We're happy for you and hope to see you on the road soon.