Thankful_March 6_[FMF]_Gather

I’m so thankful I can incorporate my one word, thankful, into my favorite Friday activity – Five Minute Friday, which I confess takes longer than five minutes for me to compose because I’m a deep slow thinker, but only takes five minutes to read. That counts, right? This week, the word is gather.


So by now you’ve heard I’m moving to Arizona. With my favorite #1 son. I’m so excited!

I really love to travel, go on new adventures! But I hate moving. The packing. The gathering. The chaos of throwing things in boxes makes me crazy.

I have spent most of my life moving. I think know this is why I live a very plain, un-decorated life. I can’t deal with all the gathering and scattering of stuff.

I’m the opposite of a hoarder. The more stuff I can throw away, the less stuff I have to gather.

Tomorrow, my favorite #1 son is moving in with me. Into my tiny studio apartment. I’m so excited! It’s going to be just like living in a cabin on the Africa Mercy, but still more spacious.

So I’m doing the dreaded gathering of my stuff to make room for his stuff with a pile of stuff sitting at the front door to go out for trash.

This is the life of a 21st century nomad and I am thankful.


Happy FMF!