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I am feeling sad - I am not sure what to do. I can't work and don't want to take any more money from my mom for my mortgage. I think it's time to move into my small trailer (i can't afford the large RV at all).

I guess with the money I save on living I can get more solar panels. Camping will certainly make me feel better. Maybe this can be a good thing?


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I just need to figure out a way to live while I work on my appeal. I am sorry if that is not clear. It will take at least a year to appeal.

I'm very good at camping, so it would be okay. I need to take some time and make a plan on where to go and how to get internet each day, and so on.

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There's also always the Slabs for winter. Been wanting to check that out. And the Long Term parking areas in AZ and CA.

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Jilly, it sounds like change would not be so bad, afterall. What are the Slabs? What is Long Term Parking areas?

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Jilly, You are an artist at living frugally so I'm sure you will do the best you can with what you will have. You're on my prayer list that everything gets taken care of quickly!


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I see trailer/small RV living as a possibility for an exciting new life! Traveling whenever you have the funds for gas. Not being tied to anything.

An opportunity for a new point of view.

Jilly, you are an amazing being. You are witty and well written. Your "job" is as a writer. When the time is right, you will make writing your career.

All is well.

Additional thought: I love how you use the forum as your "journal" or "sounding board". You think it out and weigh different scenarios. Kudos to you!


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Jilly, I agree with Yvonne. This can be a very good thing. I actually see this as an opportunity to write a memoir! Have you read "A Girl's Guide to Homelessness?" She started a blog about her move into an RV where she lived in a Walmart parking lot. Even if you don't get a big publisher, you can self-publish. You already have a built-in audience.

Get on the Slabs forum and see if somebody is offering free WiFi out there and park your rig close to them. Also, Quartzsite is so very festive and the LTVAs open for six months starting in November, right?

How big is your small trailer? Patrick and I lived for 10 months in a 23 foot class C. Then we lived in a 36 footer for another year or so.

Susan-Slab City and LTVAs are Long Term Visitor Areas in Arizona and California that RVers flock to in the wintertime. It's government land that you can live on for free or a very nominal fee.


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Erin, thanks for the info ...

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Love that pic Erin. Awesome advice.


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It's a mini-trailer, like 12or 15 feet. i am not good at guessing. But it seems a great size for me. The inside is gutted.

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