First Reactions to Minimizing our Lives

It's a strange sensation, downsizing the years of accumulation inside our 2200 sq/ft home, into a 29ft fifth wheel travel trailer. Strange, and oh so liberating. 

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We have spent the last few weeks shedding all that doesn't fit, and all that is unnecessary.  Four truck loads have been donated; couches, tables, cookware, clothing, decor, souvenirs. Four truckloads of STUFF that has been weighing us down.

And I've physically felt that weight for the last two years. I would walk through our too-big-for-two-people house, filled with stuff we didn't need, and feel like I was drowning. We have tried to minimize our stuff for years, but because we have the space, we would always miraculously acquire more stuff! It must be a universal law.

So here we are, 95% moved into our new rig, light as a feather, ready for the open road and all the new challenges that will come with it. Truthfully we have no idea what we are doing. We've never lived in such a small space, with a moveable house. Lots of learning ahead I'm sure. 

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