A recovering slob walks into a tiny house…

I can vividly recall climbing over the 5 foot tall mountain of laundry to get to the garage. Instead of doing laundry, I would buy more clothes. When we downsized to move into the RV, I stopped counting after 20 full trash bags of clothing to be donated.

I am a slob.

No, I am a recovering slob.

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Thousand Trails The Oaks At Point South RV Campground

The Oaks at Point South should not even be in the Thousand Trails network. The location would make for an OK basecamp to explore Savannah, Charleston or Beaufort but this is NOT a destination campground.

Campground: Thousand Trails The Oaks At Point South RV 
Contact Information: 1292 Campground Rd, Yemassee, SC 29945
Phone: (843) 726-5728
Dates: 4/9/17 – 4/14/17
Site#: 6
Hookups: FHU sites
Rate:  Included in Thousand Trails Membership
Cell Signal: Sprint 4G LTE 3-5 bars; Verizon 2 bars; AT&T Useable  and FREE Wi-Fi at the office.
Top Attraction:  Beaufort, SC
Pet Friendly:  YES! Dogs Allowed.

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The Dark Side of Traveling and Working Remote

Working remote while traveling can be immensely rewarding, it can also be a great challenge.

From 2011 to 2016 I worked partially remote as a software developer. I worked from home 3 days a week and 2 in the office. I always felt that I didn’t get anything done when I was in the office because I’m a bit of a social butterfly. When I say a bit, I mean the letters home to my parents about me talking too much started in Kindergarten. I’m not even kidding. Working from home gave me an environment where I could focus and get work done. Unfortunately, that environment also had a lot of distractions. Yeah, I’m that “Ooohh! Shiny!” kind of person. While I am easily distracted, I am also deeply deadline oriented. I always get the job done, even if that means I wait until the absolute minute and bang it out. It’s stressful and I have worked on trying to combat this, but I’m a procrastinator. Working remote gives me that flexibility to be a little bit of a procrastinator, which isn’t always a good thing.

In 2015, my husband and I decided that we didn’t want to live in Florida anymore. We didn’t know where we wanted to go so we decided to sell everything we own and move into an RV. This decision prompted me to take my career fully remote. In 2017 we hit the road, fully remote and ready to adventure.  It has been a major learning experience for me and sometimes it has been really hard. It’s been 5 months since we launched and we have tried a variety of stay lengths, camping styles and work environment configurations. All of these different factors greatly influence my productivity.

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