Goodbye TTO

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 022016
 

Yesterday it was time to say goodbye to the Orlando Thousand Trails preserve, known simply as TTO to Thousand Trails members who frequent this huge campground in central Florida. It’s become almost a second home to us; this was our second two-week stay this winter, and when we are in Florida we have stayed several […]

Mar 022016
 

There’s a saying in the RV world that if you don’t like the neighbors, you can just move. So we did! Actually our neighbors were fine people, they were just parked too close to us. But that wasn’t their fault, the RV sites in some parts of the A section at the Orlando Thousand Trails […]

Crud Times Two

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 172016
 

Some men give their ladies flowers or chocolates or jewelry for Valentine’s Day. I’m a little more creative than that. I had a guy come to the campground and wash our motorhome! But then I got to thinking that Miss Terry deserved more than that for everything she does for me on a daily basis. […]

Alabama Two Lane Roads

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 272016
 

The other day I was going to the post office in Tuscaloosa to mail off some orders and was stopped at a traffic light when a man in the vehicle behind me got out and walked up to my window and said, “Hello Nick.” It was longtime reader and friend Jack Allen. He and his […]

The Numbers Are In

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 302015
 

At the end of December every year WordPress sends out an annual report to bloggers, telling them how much traffic their blog received in the past 12 months, where those visitors came from, which blog posts received the most attention, and a lot of other interesting data. My report came in yesterday, and looking it […]

Putting In Time

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 092015
 

Now that the new issue of the Gypsy Journal is at the printers and the digital edition has been sent out to all of our subscribers, we’re just putting in time waiting for the printed issue to get shipped back to us. But that’s okay, sometimes it’s nice not to have anything on our schedule […]

I Lied

 Posted by at 1:21 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 042014
 

When I wrote in yesterday’s blog that we planned to break up the 450 mile trip from the Wilmington, Ohio Thousand Trails to the Hershey, Pennsylvania Thousand Trails into two days and to stop somewhere along the way overnight, I really meant it. Honest, I did. But as it turns out, I lied. After bittersweet […]

A Change Of Scenery

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 082014
 

The great thing about the RV lifestyle is that if you don’t like the neighbors or the neighborhood, you can leave. Or sometimes just because hitch itch sets in and you want a new view out your windows. We love Elkhart Campground, but after a couple of months there we were ready for a change […]

It Was A Good Day

 Posted by at 2:33 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 052014
 

We left Santa Fe RV Park in Apache Junction about 10:30 yesterday morning and had an easy run on two lane roads through Florence and Catalina, arriving at the Pima County Fairgrounds RV park in Tucson a little before 1 p.m. We expected to have to settle for a 30 amp site, but lucked out […]

Back To Wildwood

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 032013
 

Yesterday was a traveling day, but we didn’t travel very far, just 48 miles. We left the Orlando Thousand Trails preserve about 9:30 and took U.S. Highway 27 north to Leesburg, where we picked up State Route 44 west through Wildwood to the Three Flags RV Resort, a Mid-Atlantic property that is part of the […]