Nick’s Blog

Get Off The Road!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 142018
 

It looks like we’re in for some more bad weather this weekend, with the possibility of severe storms and very strong winds on Sunday. No problem, we don’t have anywhere we have to be. The larder is stocked, I’ve got a book almost finished that Miss Terry can proof and edit, and she’s got lots […]

LLCs, KU, And FB

 Posted by at 12:39 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 132018
 

After reading yesterday’s blog, a regular reader posted a couple comments suggesting that people form an LLC and avoid all the registration hassles from their state. For those who haven’t heard the term before, an LLC is a limited liability corporation. Many people form them in Montana, which welcomes out-of-state residents to do so. To […]

Don’t Do It!

 Posted by at 12:43 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 122018
 

Every so often I hear from RVers who are not fulltimers wanting to know about establishing an address with a mail forwarding service and then buying an RV out-of-state and registering it in one of the more RV friendly states like Texas, South Dakota, or Florida. Some of them plan to leave their homes and […]

Kayaks And RVing

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 112018
 

For active RVers who enjoy nature and a little bit of adventure, kayaking is one of the best activities you can consider. Paddling is great exercise and we have done it everywhere from the Gulf of Mexico to the Florida Keys to Midwest lakes and rivers. And once you purchase your kayak and equipment, it’s not […]

Apr 102018
 

When I lived in the Midwest, and in the Rocky Mountain West, I was familiar with droughts. They were a common occurrence, and it was disconcerting to sit around watching the grass turn brown and the forests become tinder dry. When we lived on the Mogollon Rim in northern Arizona’s high country, we were in […]

Apr 092018
 

On a visit to the Miami County Museum in Peru, Indiana I spotted an oversize pair of bib overalls hanging on the wall and learned about the man who wore them, a gentle giant named Robert Wadlow. Born in Alton, Illinois on February 22, 1918, Robert Pershing Wadlow was the first child of Addie and […]

Bigfoot And UFOs

 Posted by at 12:52 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 082018
 

I get a lot of email every day, and a lot of those emails are from people who have questions about the RV lifestyle. What kind of RV should I buy? Is gas or diesel better in a motorhome? How do I get mail? What state should I choose for my legal domicile? I get […]

Apr 072018
 

Located almost in the shadow of the factory smokestacks of Gary, Indiana and Chicago, there is a natural wonderland where water and sand come together to form a wonderful natural playground where visitors can hike miles of trails, relax on the beach, fly kites, camp, swim, and picnic. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore hugs 15 miles […]

Hot Pizza And Cool AC

 Posted by at 12:22 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 062018
 

After taking care of the morning’s email, I spent part of the day writing and got in another 3,000 or so words in my new John Lee Quarrels book. Fans of the series keep asking me when it will be ready, and all I can say is that I’m working on it. Books are like […]

Apr 052018
 

When we bought a house and got off the road, and stopped publishing the Gypsy Journal, a lot of people thought that that we were retiring. But that’s not true. We just changed our lifestyle and refocused our energies. But that doesn’t mean we’re sitting around watching the grass grow and listening to our arteries […]