Our Biggest Surprise

Recently, we were asked “What is your biggest surprise?”   Both Steve and I took some time to think about this before we answered, “Just how much we like this lifestyle”.   It is true. We do love living on Gypsies Palace and do not regret a thing.   We don’t miss our house, yardwork, Home Depot or any of the other routine tasks that were part of our life.  Not too long ago, we needed to rent a car and drive back to Florida. We felt the tension from the traffic pace and just the amount of cars on the highway.  Now this is somewhat ironic for me since I was driving 30,000 miles a year in my job and faced this routinely.  Right now what we love most of all is being a Looper and taking the journey with others and the slower pace at 10 mph.

I have to apologize as there is a big gap in my timeline of where we have been and what we have been doing. May was basically a miserable weather month for us Floridians.   We were in Maryland and it was highs in the 50’s, rainy, windy and just plain bone chilling cold to us.   Thankfully, the boat has heat!   Maybe that is another big surprise:  how cold it has been.  Notwithstanding, we did some really fun things though. Read more