Sep 052016
 

He was a small town farm boy who made good, a hero in a time when America still revered her heroes, and long after he died serving his country, Richard I. Bong’s legacy lives on. The oldest of nine children born to a Swedish immigrant father and American-born mother, Dick Bong’s upbringing reflected the values […]

You Just Never Know

 Posted by at 12:16 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 122016
 

Living and traveling in an RV fulltime, you just never know how many interesting places you’ll discover, and how many more you drive right on past without even knowing they are there. It’s amazing what you can find with just a couple of quick Internet searches. A good example is Manasota Memorial Park, a cemetery […]

An American Hero

 Posted by at 12:32 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 182015
 

When we were in South Bend, Washington Wednesday, I stopped to pay my respects to an old friend. Bob Bush owned the first office I rented for my first newspaper in Grays Harbor, Washington, a lifetime ago. He was a successful businessman who taught me a valuable lesson that has served me well over the […]

Aug 102009
 

With temperatures in the mid to upper 90s yesterday in Elklhart, and humidity over 50%, it wasn’t a day to get out and do much. Our MCI bus conversion is so well insulated that we seldom need our rooftop air conditioner to feel comfortable, but yesterday we turned it on early and stayed inside all […]