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Old 11-27-2013, 09:54 PM   #1
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My Hare-Brained Scheme

Hello, everyone from Athens, Georgia. Just retired, haven't camped since I was a teenager, so I thought I'd go Full-Time.

Single (divorced) and nothing to keep me here in Ga., I'm planning on re-claiming Canadian residency (I have dual citizenship), spending six (good) months there, then six months traveling the warmer climes in winter.

I discovered my truck had the fuel-saving options, not the 'tow-what-you-really-want-to' options, but I'm very happy with my recently-acquired Flagstaff Ultra-Lite.

These forums are a gold-mine, and thank you to the regular contributors. I'm looking forward to taking advantage of the experience of others, perhaps posting my own foibles as I am a very slow learner!
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Old 11-27-2013, 09:58 PM   #2
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Sounds like a grand idea - please keep us informed of your experiences.

Oh - and Welcomed
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Old 11-27-2013, 10:01 PM   #3
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Wow! That's jumping in with both feet! Should be a great adventure. So congrats and enjoy.
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:38 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forums and congratulations on your Flagstaff purchase.

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Old 11-27-2013, 11:49 PM   #5
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Well now by golly, that's livin' the dream! I'm jealous, except I wanna do that with my better half.

We decided to buy our TT before retirement....no sense in waiting...and waiting. No one is guaranteed a tomorrow.

Now? (sigh) I don't wanna work anymore!

I've got 7.5 years 'til retirement...and counting down every day.

As stated on the T'giving thread, we're hitched up and ready to roll in the morning. Headed.....ummm....errrr....NORTH!

Enjoy your travels and keep us posted on 'em! Let us live vicariously thru ya!
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Old 11-28-2013, 04:41 AM   #6
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Your hare-brained scheme is what I have been doing for almost two years in a Georgetown motorhome. I only wish I had become hare-brained sooner!
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Old 11-28-2013, 08:31 AM   #7
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I've been retired for going on 12 years now, Don't full time but do mange to get away every other year for the summer months out west and for the year in between go boondocking about 5 times a year for a week or two in the bush of northern, lower Michighan. I worked with a lot of young guys as my career was winding down and they used to say,"can't wait to retire". I told them not to wish their lives away as you never know what shape you'll be in when the time comes and time flies by faster as you get older. One day you start working and 35 years later it's all over as if it never happened. Besides, unless you're independently wealthy, you have to put in the time to get the means to be able to enjoy retirement. My better half would never fulltime as there isn't enough room in the 5er and a few other 5ers for all her stuff......she doesn't read this page.....no squealing, had it......
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