When I first started blogging it was just a way to create an on-line scrapbook. It was filled with all our day trips, camping weekends, vacations, family life and our hopes and dreams.
As the blog evolved so did the ‘deep rooted’ interest in all the other blogs out there on the internet.
I was of course interested in all the writings of the ones who travelled full time in their rv’s or the part timers and the ones who were deemed snowbirds.
I soaked in as much information as I could absorb in the hopes that one day we would be one of those ‘full-timers’ travelling the highways and side roads.
Exploring the beautiful country that we live in and the one south of us too was the plan. To see a different view out the windshield and have an ever changing ‘backyard’ was all we could think about.
What fun it would be to be a ‘travelling gypsy’ with a house on wheels.
In the last five years since this blog was started we have created a ‘network’ of ‘friends’ all over the country. We have even been fortunate enough to meet a few of them along the way.
Those moments of meeting a ‘cyber friend’ are just like meeting an ‘old friend’. Blogs have a way of opening up your life for everyone to read about.
Depending on what the purpose is of your blog, some write about their daily activities, their families, the weather, their travelling adventures and even their health issues.
All these topics open up your life and let ‘people in’. Oh, sure some only write about the good ‘stuff’ or the token topics that are deemed to be ‘blog worthy’.
With blogging, as with Facebook the internet has created a good ‘tool’ for sharing what’s new in your life..with the simple click of a mouse
- holiday photos can be posted on line
- a new baby in the family?
- someone getting married?
- a new pet ?
- a new vehicle ?
- new RV ?
- new house?
- win the lottery?
one simple click and you have spread the ‘news’..it just depends what you choose to share?
At least for us ..gone are the days of going to someone’s house to see their ‘slides’ from their vacation..or even to call someone on the phone to share the news or send a letter..the wonders of the internet have changed the ‘social aspect’ of sharing..
But for me, as my blog has evolved into a ‘small piece of history’ that is our ‘life’…
There have been many times over the last few years where a conversation will bring up a topic?
- When did we go there?
- What campsite were we in?
- who did we meet there?
So to have all this information readily available has come in very handy at those times.
This blog has ‘evolved’ to the point where it is a ‘documentation of our life’.
The trials and tribulations, the good, the bad, the ugly and the reality of life in general.
There was a beginning five years ago..and now five years later are we at the end or is it a ‘start of a new beginning?’
Our plans for retirement have evolved, just as we have..the more things change the more they stay the same?
Plans are made of ‘jello’ and truth be told we just have to wait and see what evolves..
Thanks for riding along with us, even though there have been some ‘bumps in the road’ and there will be some ‘hurdles’ to jump over we will look forward to tomorrow and to next year and the year after that..
Stay tuned..and thanks for letting us ‘share our lives’ with all of you..