Tread Carefully

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 302016
 

Please watch where you’re walking around us for a while, will you? Because mine and Miss Terry’s butts are dragging and I wouldn’t want you to step on them. With my dad’s work when I was a kid, and later my time in the military and living in different places around the country afterward, I […]

A Near Miss

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 112016
 

We left the Beaver Lake Campground in Quincy, Florida a little before 10 a.m. yesterday for the 280 mile trip back to the Daytona Beach RV Resort in Port Orange. The trip would not be uneventful. When people ask me about safety in an RV, I always tell them that you are much more likely […]

Oct 102016
 

We were awakened yesterday by a lady knocking on our door to ask me if I thought it was safe to return to St. Augustine. She was alone in a travel trailer and eager to get back home but worried about traffic, wind, and what she might find when she got there. I told her […]

Just Biding Our Time

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 092016
 

We have spent the last few days just biding our time here at Beaver Lake Campground in Quincy, Florida, waiting until we can go back to the coast. I’ve spent most of the time working on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal, researching some other writing projects, watching storm coverage on TV, and cruising […]

Just In Time!

 Posted by at 12:41 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 012016
 

We decided it was time for another road trip yesterday, so we left the Daytona Beach RV Resort about 10 AM, ran a couple of errands, and then drove down to New Smyrna Beach. This is fast becoming one of our favorite towns in Florida. We spent a while browsing in some shops, drove across […]

Quick Fixes

 Posted by at 12:08 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 032016
 

They say that timing is everything, and for some reason whenever an RVer is getting ready to hit the road, the gremlins decide that is the perfect time to mess with you. You don’t have to be an RV tech to be able to do some quick fixes to solve a lot of problems so […]

A Change Of Plans

 Posted by at 12:01 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 022016
 

When we left Daytona Beach RV Resort in Port Orange yesterday morning, we planned to come to the Elks lodge in St. Augustine and spend a few days, maybe as much as a week, before we continued north. One of the great things about the RV lifestyle is that if you don’t like the neighbors […]

Jun 012016
 

Our month at the Daytona Beach RV Resort in Port Orange, Florida is up and it’s time to move on down the road. Or up the road, actually. And probably just in time, since it’s been getting warmer every week. Today we will have an easy run of just 60 miles to the Elks lodge […]

Hunkering Down

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
May 282016
 

I have not had a drink of alcohol for over 40 years, it’s just not my thing and my stomach doesn’t handle it well, but I once had a friend who enjoyed an evening out bar hopping. At least once a week you could find him someplace playing pool and having a few drinks. But […]

May 072016
 

One of the places we have been considering as a winter base and possible future home if and when we ever hang up the keys is St. Augustine. The oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement, Saint Augustine was founded in 1565 by the Spanish and has a long and colorful history. We visited there a couple […]