To everything, there is a season.
People value different things in the course of a lifetime. Our values have changed dramatically a few times. Some people crave security…we've been on that track. Get the kids raised, start the 401K, work really hard, and hope for the best. That's where we come from.
I used to think I needed things. A nice house, cute car, nice TV, the usual. None of those things make you happy. Kids and grandkids make you happy but you cannot live your whole life through them. As much as we
love them, they will grow up and have their own lives and not need us so much anymore.
Now that we have come to this stage in our lives where nobody depends on us but ourselves, we have the freedom to explore. We have come to value experiences more than things and our adventures reflect that. We are lucky enough to both feel the same way about how we travel. You will rarely find us on any arranged tours, preferring instead to do a lot of research and do our wandering on our own. We are, The Wandering Grandparents!
Recent Blog Posts
- The Big Empty Today was tough. We still had a good time but the drive from Salt Lake City to the border of California is a lot of nothing! We left Salt Lake City at about 5:am. We passed the Great Salt Lake soon after leaving our hotel. First thing you will notice when you get close to the ... Read More
- Fun First day We made it from Colorado Springs to Salt Lake City. Our first two days are churning out a lot of miles. We didn’t take much time for excursions because we plan to spend most of our time on the NW coast. We did make a quick stop at the Swetsville Zoo in Fort Collins. We ... Read More
- DMV wow Got up early to go to the DMV. All of the computers were down so they weren’t doing drivers license renewals today. I explain to the guy at the door that my license expires tomorrow and we’re going on a roadtrip this weekend and asked for suggestions. I was thinking maybe another office or something. ... Read More
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