On Thursday two interviews I did at other sites went live, so today I thought I’d share those with you.
The first was featured on Do It Yourself RV, and it asked ten full-timers the question: If you could change one thing about your full-time lifestyle, what would it be? To see my response and the responses of the other nine RVers, click here.
The second was on The Displaced Nation, a site primarily dedicated to expats which makes my story there a little unusual. I was featured in the “A Picture Says 1,000 Words” column and answered a variety of questions about my life on the road and my photography. To see that interview, click here.
I touched on this in the last question I answered for Displaced Nation, but I thought it was worth bringing up here too.
If you’re just getting into a new hobby, whether it’s photography, blogging, jogging, gardening, music, crafts, or just about anything else, the tools needed to get started are already at your disposal. There’s no need to go out and spend $1,000 on a camera to be a photographer – just get out there with the camera you have and start taking pictures. There’s no need to hire a web designer to start blogging – there are plenty of free options out there, just pick one and start writing. The best thing you can do to gain traction in a new hobby is to get started. Worry about the fancy equipment down the road once you’ve made some progress.
And believe it or not, there are some parallels to be found here with RVing. There’s no need to save until retirement to buy the biggest luxury motorcoach to go full-timing. Take a look at your resources, make a plan, and get out there. If full-timing isn’t in the cards right now due to other constraints, don’t let that stop you from traveling in other ways if traveling is what you want to do. Buy an inexpensive pop-up and go RVing with the family on weekends. Wrangle some vacation time off from work to take a trip somewhere you’ve been wanting to go.
Yes, planning for the future is good. Yes, sometimes you have to delay gratification today to have a better tomorrow. But don’t delay it too much, because we all have to live in today.
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Lastly, I’d like to give a hearty Welcome! to everyone visiting IO from those sites. We’re a pretty easy going bunch around here so feel free to leave comments and ask questions, I do try to respond to every single comment on this blog. Today’s photos are from Zion. Enjoy the rest of your weekend everyone.
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