In between two lives (1 Viewer)

ImCharles

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2 years ago, I discovered this site when I decided that I want to pursue a dream of retiring and spending my days traveling and exploring the world. In order for that to happen I had to get rid of all my stuff and sell my house.
I'm pleased to say, I have finally completed that task. Over the last several months, I've been cleaning out my house and getting rid of about 90% of what I own. I sold some stuff, donated a lot of stuff, gave away even more stuff, and threw out the rest. This past Friday, the closing on my house took place. I am now living in a apartment in a cute little village in western Massachusetts.

I still have 1 more year to go until I can start my travels. During this year, I'll be winding down my business as I approach retirement. I'll be weeding through the stuff I have left and getting rid of even more stuff. My goal is to get my accumulation down to just a few boxes which I'll stash in a friend's basement.
I'm now in between 2 lives. My current life of home ownership and a business owner is winding down as I look to my future life of being an explorer.

My hope is that the vaccine for COVID will be effective and it will be safe to travel again. I'm so sadden by the US's response to the virus and the 100's of thousands of people who have died because of stupidity and incredible selfishness. It didn't have to happen.
 
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