It Really Happened!

 Posted by at 12:08 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 072015
 

The latest nonsense making the circuit around campfires and RV internet forums is about gangs of thugs approaching RVers at truck stops while they are getting fuel and luring them to the back of their rigs by claiming somebody hit them and telling them that they have a big dent. When they follow them to […]

Time Flies

 Posted by at 1:03 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 052014
 

Four years ago today we returned to our motorhome, which was parked at an RV repair shop, and came face to face with an armed burglar. It was a terrifying experience and one that taught us that complacency can get you killed in a hurry. I wrote about the incident in a blog post titled […]

Jun 112014
 

I guess when you’ve been fulltiming for as many years as we have and you publish an RV newspaper and blog, people seem to think that you’re some kind of expert. We all know better, but it doesn’t stop people from asking me questions. I try to answer them to the best of my ability, […]

Day Two, Ohio Rally

 Posted by at 12:16 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 282011
 

Miss Terry was out of bed by 4 a.m. yesterday morning. She could have slept in a little bit longer, but she said she woke up and just couldn’t get back to sleep, because her mind was already going full speed ahead. So she got up and started her day early. I was lazy and […]

One Year Ago

 Posted by at 5:05 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 052010
 

It was one year ago yesterday that we had the most frightening experience in our lives as fulltime RVers. Longtime readers may remember that it was on December 4, 2009 that we returned to our Winnebago, which was parked in the campground at an RV repair facility in Elkhart, Indiana, and came face to face […]

Feb 112010
 

Overall, the RV lifestyle is pretty safe, in spite of our encounter with the burglar in December. But that doesn’t mean that we don’t have to use common sense and exercise caution. Sometimes bad things do happen to good people. Unfortunately, I have another crime story to report, and frankly, this one scares the hell […]