We spent three nights out there and did a lot of soul searching. We both realized that camping in the 5th wheel was getting more and more difficult because everything was manual and our health is not the greatest. On our last night, we made the decision that maybe it was time to trade in Paradise and look for a used motorhome that we were capable of taking care of.
On Friday, we headed to Tri-Am RV Center in Bull’s Gap to look at a used Mirada we had found online. It was nice and suited our current needs. Fast forward an hour and rains hit, so we went back inside the showroom to wait out the downpour. Inside the showroom was a new Coachmen, and on a whim, I went inside. As soon as I saw the interior, the breath left my body. This, this was what I had always dreamed of as we talked about full-timing, either temporarily or more permanent. It had everything we had ever wanted.
To make a long story shorter, we decided to move our timetable up five years and get our dream motor coach now instead of after Dave’s retirement. Our first night was hectic, but wonderful. We have no regrets and look forward to many adventures in Lulu.
First up, Spring Lake in Crossville at the beginning of May. Then, Hilton Head in June, and we’ll be headed out west for a couple of weeks in the fall.
We have so many more options now than we did and we look forward to seeing where the future brings us. We purchased folding bikes, with a basket for Sage, of course, as she joins us on our adventures.