The Road

Renewed, Refreshed, Inspired, Retired


Married for more than 30 years, employed within the corporate world for over 40, we decided in the fall of 2019 that the time was right to embark on the lifestyle we had envisioned ourselves living in our “retirement” years. Healthy, active and fit, we had always imagined ourselves traveling the United States by car (or RV), absorbing our country’s beauty and delighting in the differing cultures and people from one region to another.

We decided on the name “The Road” because despite our best-laid plans and our wildest dreams, you never know for certain what lies on the Road Ahead. Nothing could have proven that more than the March 11, 2020 declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic. Circumstances changed rapidly and within two weeks, travel was curtailed and #stayathome orders issued in most of the states in the U.S.

These are unprecedented times in our nation and our world. Our hearts go out to every family impacted by the novel coronavirus and our prayers are for them and for our state and national leaders who continue to make difficult decisions.

Tim and Beth

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One of the first questions we asked ourselves after COVID19 brought a “new normal” into our world was how do we continue with our dream of road tripping across America when travel was curtailed. We noticed that many of the people we follow on social media began sharing photos and stories of past trips. We will be doing that, however, we wanted to find ways to make #stayathome an adventure as well. The Road is not just about travel, it’s about choosing to live our best and most adventurous life regardless of what lies on The Road

Long Road Ahead

It’s going to be a long road. The March 11 declaration of a pandemic due…
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Just Before: COVID19

Soooo thankful to have arrived home from New Mexico before the coronavirus escalated and brought…
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Tours: Airstream and Bourbon

The Airstream factory! Such beautiful and iconic travel trailers, will remain on our short list. #stillthinking #pavementprincess #retired #theroadahead #rving
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To RV or Not To RV?

We’ve talked about whether we might want to “RV” during this stage of life. We…
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This Man.

The stars aligned and early retirement became a viable option. This has given us the…
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