Nick’s In Arizona

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 172015
 

I had no idea that writing about how cold it was here in Apache Junction in yesterday’s blog would lead to a financial opportunity, but as it turns out, it has. People in Arizona are taking up a collection to pay me to get the hell out of the state, while the people in Florida […]

Enough Already!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 162015
 

Okay, I’ve tried to be nice about it and just snivel and whine, but that hasn’t helped. The warmest it got was 50° yesterday, and it got down into the 20s last night here in Apache Junction. Just like it did the night before, and just like it’s supposed to do tonight. If I see […]

Winter Is Here

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 122015
 

Brrr! It looks like winter has hit Arizona big time. We had temperatures in the mid to upper 70s early last week but it cooled down big time yesterday. The high here in Apache Junction was in the low 60s, and overnight lows were in the low 40s. And that’s about the best we’re going […]

Hanging Out At Jojoba

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 142015
 

We had a lot of little chores to do around the motorhome so we spent yesterday hanging out here at Jojoba Hills getting some of them done. And I actually made some headway on whittling down my To Do list. I started out by calling our mail forwarding service to have our mail sent to […]

Apr 192015
 

Our time in Apache Junction is over and today we’re headed for our old hometown of Show Low, Arizona. I’m not sure if it’s just in time, since the temperature here in the desert is already climbing, or if we’re jumping the gun since they had snow flurries in Show Low the middle of last […]

Running Our Legs Off

 Posted by at 1:16 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 042015
 

Or our wheels, at least. We’ve been going pretty much non-stop since we got to Tucson, getting all of our annual medical appointments taken care of. Monday was Terry’s turn, and yesterday was mine. We arrived at the VA hospital a little after 9 a.m. and I didn’t have to wait long before they took […]

Rainy Day Pizza

 Posted by at 3:00 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 022014
 

It has been raining hard here in Apache Junction since sometime in the wee hours of yesterday morning and I’m talking a real downpour, not just a shower. The news has reported flooding in some areas and there have been reports of carports being destroyed by wind and hail in some places around Phoenix. If […]

Three Dog Night

 Posted by at 2:35 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 102013
 

Last night was definitely a three dog night here in Apache Junction, with the wind blowing and the temperature dropping down to 33º. It was so cold that I was tempted to call my pal Chris Yust and see if I could borrow a couple of her poodles to keep my feet warm. But please […]

Yeah, Rub It In!

 Posted by at 2:51 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 092013
 

After I wrote about it being cold here in Apache Junction but nice and warm in Florida this winter, blog reader Josh Cashman sent me a photo of the thermometer under his motorhome’s awning, showing 80 degrees in Hollywood, Florida, and Josh wearing shorts and a T-shirt. Yeah, Josh, rub it in! Meanwhile it’s going […]

A Change Of Plans

 Posted by at 2:04 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 272013
 

We had planned to go to Benson and drop off sample copies of the Gypsy Journal yesterday and our plan for the next few weeks was to stay here at the Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson until December 20, when we would head back to Apache Junction to spend Christmas with Terry’s family. But a […]