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04.27.13 Saying goodbye to Southeastern Louisiana University ~~ GO LIONS!

Friday was my last day at work at Southeastern Louisiana University where I've worked for almost 15 years.  I actually started working there 17 years ago but Roy and I took a two-year leave from full time work to test the waters on flipping houses.  We did quite well and then selling the houses became extremely difficult… Continue reading 04.27.13 Saying goodbye to Southeastern Louisiana University ~~ GO LIONS!

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04.27.13 Dora and her Explorers say “see ya later” to Hammond and Louisiana

On April 29, 2013 we became official for real FULL TIME RVers living on the road!  The  last minute things are wrapped up and everything we're taking with us is inside the RV or in one of the storage bins underneath and we hit the road around 5:30 pm about 4 hours later than I thought we would. Just signed… Continue reading 04.27.13 Dora and her Explorers say “see ya later” to Hammond and Louisiana

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04.24.13 A week of good byes and last things

This has been a week of saying goodbye and last things before we take to the road next week. Last hair cut from my dear friend Christie Williamson who has cut my hair for many years.  I plan on letting my hair grow long and letting the color grow out since I won't have a wonderful hair… Continue reading 04.24.13 A week of good byes and last things

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04.16.13 Countdown to departure – 10 days!

Now that we've set our departure date of April 30th everything needs to be finalized.  The lists are made and added to daily! This past year I've had four eye surgeries and now have wonderfully non-cataract, non-floater eyes and no longer wear contacts thanks to Dr. Greiner and Dr. Allison.  I've had brain tests galore and am back… Continue reading 04.16.13 Countdown to departure – 10 days!

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04.10.13 Northward bound to live in Minnesota!

Big News!  Not that we haven't been planning for this forever and ever and ever but finally the moment has arrived, well soon anyway!  No we haven't sold the house.  However, Dora, Boots and the Explorers (Roy and Rosalyn) will be heading north on April 30th or May 1st to LIVE and WORK at Northern Lights Resort in… Continue reading 04.10.13 Northward bound to live in Minnesota!

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04.07.13 Computer sale – BUST!, Workamping change…………….

Well, the final garage sale did not go as planned. 😦  We sold very little actual computer related items. Several other items we dug up to sell but not the computer stuff.  A friend of ours bought a computer but no one else did.  Not one computer knowledgeable person came to the sale which was odd because we… Continue reading 04.07.13 Computer sale – BUST!, Workamping change…………….

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04.03.13 Family Easter and Computer Sale!

Easter is over and Spring is here!  We shared a wonderful family day at our empty house the Saturday before Easter with our son Chip’s family and my sister Harriett’s family.  They are all genuinely kind and caring people and I cherish each time we’re able to get together.  We had plenty of food to go… Continue reading 04.03.13 Family Easter and Computer Sale!

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03.21.13 Spring has sprung, house for sale OR RENT, He is Risen!!

We are having such beautiful springtime weather and I've been enjoying sitting in my rocker outside under our RV's awning reading in the evenings and weekends.  Even though we are parked in our driveway, the view is beautiful and very peaceful.  All of our azalea bushes are blooming in varying shades of pink and white.   I sometimes imagine what… Continue reading 03.21.13 Spring has sprung, house for sale OR RENT, He is Risen!!

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03.11.13 Wonderful food and saying goodbye to Roy’s computer toys…..

Philippians 4:6-7, "Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God's peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus." (NL Roy finished his work on… Continue reading 03.11.13 Wonderful food and saying goodbye to Roy’s computer toys…..

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02.28.13 Roy is Retired!!!!!

Over 40 years ago a young boy named Roy started his first job delivering newspapers from his bike in Metairie, Louisiana.  After holding various jobs in his youth and early manhood he worked for 30 years as a self-employed carpet installer.  Today he retired from being a full-time computer technician at Southeastern Louisiana University.  One more step towards freedom! His… Continue reading 02.28.13 Roy is Retired!!!!!