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Old 11-22-2014, 07:28 PM   #1
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Long retired, finally free! Excited & terrified!

Selling the house I have lived in since 1966, disposing of almost everything, escaping Paradise (actually the Land of the Lotus Eaters) to wander until some place sings to me. Would like to hear from others who have done the same.
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Old 11-22-2014, 07:52 PM   #2
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Good for you! Welcome to the forum and keep us updated on your wanderings.
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Old 11-22-2014, 11:55 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard, Sallie50! Sounds like you've got some wanderlust in you. Safe travels and keep us posted as to what you've been up to.

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Old 11-23-2014, 06:51 AM   #4
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Good luck on your odyssey!
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Old 11-26-2014, 09:02 AM   #5
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I will echo the sentiments of good luck. Not certain from where you are leaving; but, I have seen that the grass is greener phenomenon extends to retirement living situations as well. Hope your journey is what you expect.
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Old 11-26-2014, 09:42 AM   #6
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I wish you luck. Please keep us updated on your wanderings

At some time - probably in another 8-10 years, we plan to do the same for a couple of years. However, we'll probably return back to Denver. We love it here.
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Welcome Sallie50! Have a fun and safe journey and keep us posted!
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Let us know what sings to you. Good luck!
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Sounds great. Enjoy.
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Old 11-26-2014, 07:02 PM   #10
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Go see the world! Let us know what your journey brings!
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Old 11-30-2014, 12:17 PM   #11
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How are you travelling ?
I don't know where Paradise is currently, but what's the first stop of your trip ?
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Old 11-30-2014, 12:37 PM   #12
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How are you travelling ?
I don't know where Paradise is currently, but what's the first stop of your trip ?
Paradise is in Lancaster County PA. Just a few miles from a bunch of other unusual named places in the area.
Here's a link:

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradise,_Pennsylvania

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Old 11-30-2014, 07:06 PM   #13
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There is also a Paradise, CA
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Old 12-04-2014, 01:40 PM   #14
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Paradise?

Hawaii, of course.
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Old 12-08-2014, 11:21 PM   #15
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Thanks for the link, its pretty funny.
Well now I see why you want to leave Paradise.
I bet the other 1,128 people there will miss you, you might start a stampede
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Old 12-09-2014, 12:51 AM   #16
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We are doing it to a point. Sold up, downsized to a small rental. Travel frequently for extended periods. Always on the lookout for that special place. I suspect that eventually it will be two places...not sure where but that is my hunch. Definitely one will be well away from a winter climate.


It is a very liberating exercise.
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