This single mom and her 14-year-old son could move out of the SUV they’ve been living in for more than a year, and into what to them would be a spacious new home in just a few days. All we need is a few hundred more dollars.
Remember why you want to do this: FREEDOM. You can’t be truly free if you are in debt.
Because shit happens. Literally.
Last year, I thought they looked so happy and free, frolicking with each other off-leash. This year, I am a cranky old lady.
I’ve been running on the fear that I will have Regrets in my old age because way back when I was a kid, my mother planted the idea in my head that I should be a writer. THANKS, MOM.
Then you open it and realize it’s an invitation. Oh, no! I might have to go somewhere I’ve never been to meet someone I don’t know!
It was a tough choice — possible detection, boob embarrassment, or no apple pie.
I could make the trip on my bare-bones budget but it would mean skipping all the fun stuff, like visiting friends, eating out, and exploring. And isn’t that the point?
I inhaled the intoxicating fragrance of sun-warmed pine needles mixed with sage, listened to the quiet, and I knew:
This is still my special place.
Everyone, it seems, is out to cram as much fun as possible into the weekend.