Life’s A Beach

 Posted by at 12:30 am  Nick's Blog
May 062016
 

Terry and I are beach people, and we are never happier than when we are feeling ocean breezes on our skin and have sand under our toes. So we made yesterday a beach day. We drove down to New Smyrna Beach and spent some time poking around there. It’s a nice little town, and very […]

Back To The Island

 Posted by at 12:32 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 082014
 

Some RVers like to play golf, some enjoy pickleball, and others are never happier than when they’re lounging around a campground swimming pool. For Terry and me, give us a back road to drive and no eighteen wheelers crawling up our rear bumper and we’re as happy as clams. (Are clams really all that happy? […]

Size Matters

 Posted by at 3:33 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 162014
 

One of the most frequent questions I get from wannabe RVers, whether they are considering a motorhome, fifth wheel or travel trailer, is what size to get. And there is no way I can answer that question, because there is no one size fits all. Each of us has our own needs and priorities, and […]

Big Old Critters

 Posted by at 1:06 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 222011
 

The strong wind had died down overnight, and since we had an easy driving day ahead of us, we slept in, then puttered around for a while, finally pulling out of North Park Campground in Dickinson just before noon, cruising east on Interstate 94. Traffic was light and we made good time, with only one […]

The Eagles Of Seabeck

 Posted by at 12:26 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 082011
 

One of my favorite singers was the late, great John Denver, and yesterday I was reminded of the line in his classic song Rocky Mountain High “I know he’d be a poorer man, if he never saw an eagle fly” when we went to the little community of Seabeck to watch the eagles that come […]

Jun 302009
 

In a conversation with a new fulltimer the other day, he mentioned that the one thing he knows he’ll miss is his gardening hobby. Apparently he had a greenhouse at his former home and is well known for his roses, which have won ribbons in the county fair for years. He asked me what hobbies […]