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Monday, February 4, 2013

Living my Dream!(so blessed)




I sometimes think I am living a dream and don’t want to wake up. It is like a long trip and I have to turn around and go back home. Wait….this IS home now. I am awake and I have reached my goal of becoming a full-timer. I don’t have to bust camp on the last day of vacation and worry about Monday. I just have to say, it is very satisfying to have achieved my dream. After two plus years of working towards this scenario, I still am amazed that I have arrived. My ship did come in after all those dark days of wishing and hoping.



I am still changing my mail and titles on the truck and Harley and the Raptor. I just got off the phone with my bank. It really is a process. I did go to the driver’s license place and that was not so pleasant. I filled out all the paper work and let them take my prints and photo when the dl lady said “Oh-oh. We have a problem.” It turns out that this years renewal uses the new 50 State check system. She asked if I had been to New Mexico. And that they had put a hold on my license. What? I haven’t lived there in over 30 years. She said that that sounded about right because it was a traffic ticket from 1982. I called NM and was told I had a $15 ticket fron ’82 and I had to pay them $41.25 to have it cleared up. I paid them and was told I could get my license next Wednesday. I noticed the money was taken out of my account immediately, but I had to wait until next Wednesday…WTH!!

I have met so many people and here at the SKP camp, everyone is full-time. I love this place. I have met several men in their upper 80’s who still full-time. How very cool I think that is. Believe it or not, I really am learning some things about my new lifestyle. This is a wonderful place for a green-bean like me to pick up valuable tips.




In about a week, I will start my journey to Daytona Beach and hook-up with my Brother and his family. Soon, it will be Bike Week. Daytona turns into a land of Harleys and all sorts of amusement. Just right for me! I am looking forward to everything but the drive. I guess I need the practice, so, on with the show.

Love to everyone,

Michael Ultra

10 comments:

  1. I'm enjoying your blog,keep on trucking!!!

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  2. You were like me in that it took a while to reach our goal of living a wonderful lifestyle. Now the fun begins!

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  3. Don't sweat the drive, pace yourself. Your retired and don't have to drive it all in one day. Enjoy the sights along the way.

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  4. A ticket from 30 years ago - holy cow! I guess you ought to be glad it wasn't more than it was with all the penalties and interest they could tack on. I agree with John - take your time getting to Daytona. Start early enough to give yourself time to relax along the way.

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  5. There is a lot to see between Livingston and Daytona. Why would you want to rush??? Relax, drive 100 miles a day if you want. Uh, you do have a reservation in Daytona, right? Cause it will be hard to find a place while the event is going on.

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  6. Yikes, I can't believe that they still had that on file after all those years. As Sandie and Jim said, good thing it wasn't more than that.

    Kevin and Ruth
    www.travelwithkevinandruth.com

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  7. Things are going along at a good pace. A man once told me if you have to make a schedule you should not travel. See the sights take pictures. And don't make us wait so long to hear from you.

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  8. Michael.I am just catching up...I'm so happy for you!..have fun!

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  9. So glad to "hear" you sounding so happy. You are proof that it is possible to achieve your dreams.

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