It’s an interesting shift when people see that what you’ve spent years building up to is beginning to pay off. They start asking about it, and then ultimately ask for your answer to the million-dollar question.
My husband and I have spent the past several months in Arizona and are now back in Minneapolis. As a few friends have put it, we are basically young “snow birds,” except as I point out every time, we are not “retired” and very much still need to work to make money. We’ve managed to make enough to spend the mild winter in Arizona and the summer in beautiful, green Minnesota this year.
The questions are generally around “So what do you guys actually do?” to “Is it really for real?” and “So, how do you make enough money?” They may not ask in those exact words, but that’s really what they’re asking. As if these questions are something that can be covered in casual, passing conversation.Continue Reading