Maybe You, But Not Me!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 292016
 

For most of my working life I have been my own boss. I guess that’s probably because I don’t seem to play well with others. One thing I always tried to do, and always preached to my employees, is that the customer comes first. If you treat your customers right and make them glad they […]

Call It What You Like

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Aug 062016
 

I got an email yesterday from someone who needed clarification on a couple of things and said he wanted to pick my brain. My first thought was, “that should only take half a minute or so.” He said that he refers to his Jayco travel trailer, which he and his family use just about every […]

Feb 152016
 

I’m still dealing with the crud so we didn’t do much of anything yesterday. Two different couples asked us to go with them to dinner but I didn’t want to go out and expose the whole world to this cold, and didn’t feel much like socializing anyway. In the early afternoon a fellow named Gordon, […]

Being Twogether

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 282015
 

No, that’s not a typo that I left in the headline to give my proofreading friends a migraine. It’s a word that I made up to describe living long term with your spouse or partner in the close confines of an RV. It is a situation that can be either heaven on earth, or pure […]

Dec 262015
 

When we tell people that we are fulltime RVers, one question they frequently ask us is what is our favorite place in the country. That’s like asking a parent which child is their favorite. We have so many “favorites” that I could never choose just one. One winter Terry and I made our first visit […]

Merry Christmas!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 252015
 

Merry Christmas everybody. Whether you’re visiting family, in an RV park surrounded by friends, or spending a quiet day at home, I hope you have a wonderful day. I know we will. We actually had our family gathering yesterday at Terry’s parents’ house. Besides her mom and dad, her sister Lisa and her husband Jim […]

They Lied

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 242014
 

Congratulations Gail Faries, winner of our contest for an audiobook of Dog’s Run, my mystery set in a small Ohio town in 1951. We had 162 entries in last week’s contest. Stay tuned, a new drawing starts soon. I told you in yesterday’s blog that the weather forecasters were calling for thunderstorms starting yesterday and […]

I Broke Florida

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 232014
 

I have a not undeserved reputation for bringing bad weather with me wherever I go. Did you ever see that old movie The Rainmaker? Burt Lancaster was conning drought-stricken farmers, promising to make it rain, a promise he could not deliver on. I don’t charge a penny, but I’m starting to think maybe I could […]

Almost Overlooked

 Posted by at 12:33 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 222014
 

I’m always surprised at how many neat places get overlooked because they are in the shadow of more well-known attractions and visitors never hear about them. So today I thought I’d share some interesting stops you shouldn’t miss on your way to the big attraction down the road. Gettysburg – We have paid many visits […]

In The Mail

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 272014
 

Terry worked like a mad woman all weekend and finished up with the last of the envelope stuffing last night. Today we’ll take them to the post office and the new issue of the Gypsy Journal will be in the mail. It always feels good to get that chore behind us. While she was busy […]