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Celeree

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Hi all.. love the site!

Am a student of knowledge, and this looks like a place with a wealth of information.

A small bit about me, in my 40's, widowed, the blinders have come off and I buck the norm, always have. Wish to learn from you guys. I bought a van 6 months ago with the intention of it being my home should I need it. Have outfitted it to fit my purpose. Have no idea how long my current living situation will last. And, if I ever had to go back to the bullshit Mon-Fri job I'll more than likely put a bullet in my head. I want to learn as much as I can, and hopefully contribute some, as well.

Thank you for having me. Peace.
 
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Wow - welcome to our site - glad you like it!! Sorry about being widowed. That is definitely a life changer - but now to move on as I think you are doing.

There's a subforum just for you in rubber tramping should you decide to do that. Plus do read all the stories and info on here - this is what drew me to this place a while ago. Good info, good people and lots of interesting links and input.

Welcome - and do have fun and be safe!

Any idea or plan on where you want to go first if you don't do the mon-fri thing? Oh and you are not old in your 40's, ahem.
 
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Celeree

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Thanks for the welcome! :)

No idea where I'll be headed, yet. Originally planned on visiting all 50 states to spread some ashes, but that shit gets expensive. Rethinking that. About to sell something and it will be all the money I have in the world left. Want to hold on to as much as I can for as long as I can. I know how to live cheap. Can always learn new things, though.

Thinking of finishing off the van (in need or transmission repair) with a backpack ready to go, live simply, and cheap. I never want to be stuck in the 'normal' way of living ever again.
 

Odin

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Good luck with your journey and new challenges and exploration.
I know about the 9-5 mon-fri deal. I recently liberated myself from that cycle... maybe not forever... meh... (I could always go for more than nien to five. go back to the motherland and become a nerf-herder... ha... >.>) but I am lucky... as lucky as a hermit man can get to be free to start to develop new options.
So I share anticipation... once I get it together enough to leave.

Welcome to STP.
 

36058

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Thanks for the welcome! :)

No idea where I'll be headed, yet. Originally planned on visiting all 50 states to spread some ashes, but that shit gets expensive. Rethinking that. About to sell something and it will be all the money I have in the world left. Want to hold on to as much as I can for as long as I can. I know how to live cheap. Can always learn new things, though.

Thinking of finishing off the van (in need or transmission repair) with a backpack ready to go, live simply, and cheap. I never want to be stuck in the 'normal' way of living ever again.
Best of luck, Celeree, My advice is simple: "the west is the best, get here and we will do the rest" ~ Jim Morrison.
 

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Best of luck, Celeree, My advice is simple: "the west is the best, get here and we will do the rest" ~ Jim Morrison.
I've had a strange upbringing... born in the wrong or strange generation... delayed exposure... so I'm not the biggest music knowledgeable connoisseur/aficionado... I enjoy a variety of music but sometimes I may have ADHD...

What does that matter...?

FUck yea The Lizard King!

Should a never left cal... only an hour away from sac... and should gone up north to see the redwoods.

love me two times baby...::cigar::
 

36058

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I've had a strange upbringing... born in the wrong or strange generation... delayed exposure... so I'm not the biggest music knowledgeable connoisseur/aficionado... I enjoy a variety of music but sometimes I may have ADHD...

What does that matter...?

FUck yea The Lizard King!

Should a never left cal... only an hour away from sac... and should gone up north to see the redwoods.

love me two times baby...::cigar::
You sound like fun at a party!
 

36058

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You guys are a trip :D
THAT is funny, I was just gonna reply to Odin that T Mckenna is a trip. He had some of the goofiest ideas I have ever encountered and yet they appear to somehow contain a lot of intrinsic truth.
 

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Thanks for the welcome! :)

No idea where I'll be headed, yet. Originally planned on visiting all 50 states to spread some ashes, but that shit gets expensive. Rethinking that. About to sell something and it will be all the money I have in the world left. Want to hold on to as much as I can for as long as I can. I know how to live cheap. Can always learn new things, though.

Thinking of finishing off the van (in need or transmission repair) with a backpack ready to go, live simply, and cheap. I never want to be stuck in the 'normal' way of living ever again.
if you haven't heard of it already, check out http://cheaprvliving.com, it's pretty much the best resource out there for van living.
 
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Celeree

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Think it was just mentioned in a thread, can't remember. Looked it up out of curiousity (always curious about everything!!) and saved it to read for later and here I am. :) Always looking for other peeps and info on living different/alternatively. Thanks for having me.
 

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if I ever had to go back to the bullshit Mon-Fri job I'll more than likely put a bullet in my head...
yeah, i'm dreading Monday. i just need an easier, higher paying job so i can get myself a van also.
 

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