Oct 092017
 

 Note: This story first appeared in the March-April 2016 Gypsy Journal. It seems only fitting that a place as steeped in Western history as Tucson, Arizona would be home to the Museum of the Horse Soldier, which has to be one of the most interesting museums we have visited anywhere. The museum is the brainchild […]

A Daytona Day

 Posted by at 1:21 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 262017
 

Most of my time lately has been spent working on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal so I can get it sent out to our subscribers on time. But I had to put that aside yesterday for a Daytona day. I had a follow-up appointment at the VA Medical Center in Daytona Beach, and […]

Sep 242014
 

That’s the slogan of the men and women tasked with moving men and materials for the military, and since the Revolutionary War they have been doing the job using everything from covered wagons to aircraft to boats and railroads. On a visit to the United States Army Transportation Museum at Fort Eustis, Virginia yesterday we […]

Unexpected Visitors

 Posted by at 2:19 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 132014
 

A few days ago I listed Terry’s Ashford rigid heddle loom on the local Craig’s List, because since she got her Baby Wolf loom she didn’t use the Ashford any longer. It was an excellent starter loom and she could have used it for a long time but the Baby Wolf will do anything it […]

Happy Easter

 Posted by at 2:46 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 312013
 

Happy Easter, everybody. I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating in whichever way you choose. Hopefully it will be a laid back day for us, because the last couple have been pretty busy and I could use it. Yesterday we had a family dinner at Terry’s sister Lisa’s house, and Terry, her sisters, and […]

Small World Syndrome

 Posted by at 2:35 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 082013
 

We were up early again yesterday morning because we had a lot to do and a lot of miles to cover by the end of the day. 25 miles east of Dothan, Alabama is Fort Rucker, where generations of Army aviators have been trained. Back in my Army days when I was training cadets at […]