Why Florida?

 Posted by at 12:59 am  Nick's Blog
May 182014

After I wrote that we are thinking very hard about switching our legal domicile from South Dakota to Florida, a couple of blog readers wanted to know why, and a couple more asked if we had considered Texas. When we started fulltiming 15 years ago we switched from Arizona to Texas and used the Escapees […]

Fulltimer FAQs

 Posted by at 3:00 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 252014

We always seem to get the same questions from new and wannabe fulltimers. I will be presenting my Fulltimer FAQs seminar at the Escapees Club Escapade rally in Goshen, Indiana May 12-17. For those of you who can’t make it to Escapade (and you really should), hopefully we can answer some of those questions for […]

Another Busy Day

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 262012

Yesterday was another busy day for us. It seems like we’ve had a lot of those lately, doesn’t it? We left Elkhart Campground with our Explorer loaded to the brim with bundles of envelopes containing the new issue of the Gypsy Journal. Our first stop was the commercial mail service in South Bend that we […]

And The Wind Blew

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 192011

If there is one thing you can count on in northern Arizona this time of year, it’s that the wind is going to blow, and it’s going to blow hard. The wind came up Sunday, and when it started blowing, it never stopped. Yesterday morning we had to drive to Flagstaff to drop off a […]

Feb 242011

Yesterday was our last full day in Apache Junction, and it was a busy one, as many of our days have been lately, and as they will be for the next several weeks. Terry’s sister Lisa dropped by during the morning for a last visit with us. We probably won’t see Lisa again until next […]

Oct 152010

It started raining early yesterday morning, and by about 4 a.m. it was really coming down hard. The storm lasted all day; sometimes the rain would ease up to just a sprinkle for a while, and then it would start pouring all over again. It was a good day to stay home and get caught […]