From the bloggers at Tree Hugger.
It’s a funny thing, but when we’re faced with adversity, some of us may withdraw, dig in the heels and become despondent. Others will see obstacles as an opportunity for change and for living new, unexpected experiences — it’s all a matter of one’s outlook, rather than the cruddiness of circumstances, real or imagined.
Recently separated from his wife a couple of years ago, Salt Lake City, Utah resident Jordan Menzel had just sold their house and was looking for a place to live. One afternoon during a bike ride, Menzel passed by a vintage 1976 Airstream that was apparently on sale. He’d never owned nor lived in a RV before, but after only thinking about it for a few hours, Menzel took the plunge and bought the trailer for $4,000 — with the intention of renovating it into full-time residence for him and his young daughter.
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