Tuesday, September 18, 2012

43 more days

I have had this countdown of days for months now... I can't believe the time is going so fast.  I am still in shock that I am making my goal... there are a few bumps this last week but bumps are part of the process.

Someone asked me the other day as to how I started and finished my goals.

I think it is just being determined like I had said in an earlier post of goals and making my life revolve around this goal of this being the year of my new adventure.  I named 2012 The Year of the RV in January.

To be honest I am in shock with myself.  I have accomplished a lot in  my life if I look back objectively... but there is still a part of me that says I haven't done anything with my life... that mean little part of me that is becoming more and more silent as I am growing stronger.

I can't believe I worked hard and actually bought my trailer and in the time frame I said I was going to.  I told myself in May I was going to raise enough money to order my trailer by the end of August/first week of September... I did just that.  I ordered my trailer the last week of August and paid in full the first week of September.  I have purchased what is needed for Blue and myself to get this trip going... now is just a waiting game.  I have to wait for everything to come in which should all be in the next few weeks and I have to get Blue fixed up and ready for travel which will happen hopefully next week.

There have been a few snags along the way.   Waiting for this doggie carrier is still a fight... I am hoping it will be done this week.  The trailer is going to be a week or 2 late but I told them I have a party in the planning for October 14 so I have to have it before then.  And then of course trying to find a good mechanic to get Blue ready to pull the trailer and for travel.  That is always difficult.  But it is all happening and I just can't believe it.  I feel like I am living in some sort of parallel universe.  Even on the days of frustration I still have a huge smile on my face because it is going to happen.

43 more days and I will be on the road.

First I will be making my way to visit my parents.  I haven't seen them since my graduation road trip in April 2010.  They live in Kentucky.  Then I am heading straight south and going west.  Maybe end up in California for a bit... but I figure it might take me all winter just to get to California and I am good with that.  I have no deadlines of being anywhere so I am in no hurry.  I am going to see as much as I can and just take life one day at a time... end up wherever I end up... well I guess I will never really end anywhere since I don't plan to settle in one place for too long.

43 more days until the life of endless possibilities.


4 comments:

  1. I think you should visit your nephew and grandparents on your way to CA. :) We miss you - and your journey sounds amazing! I can't wait to hear more about it! And I'm totally not 'unknown', but google is refusing to recognize me today. Their loss!

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    1. It is in my mind if the weather cooperates to stop by and say hi. :)

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