I Prefer Hitch Itch

 Posted by at 12:33 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 252014

All fulltime RVers know about hitch itch, that malady that affects us when we’ve stayed in one place too long. It starts out with a mild case of the doldrums, then we find ourselves reading about our friends’ traveling adventures on Facebook and start to envy them, even when they are in places we don’t […]

Mind Your Manners

 Posted by at 12:42 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 302013

I’ve had three e-mails in the last two days from RVers writing about campground problems that make me wonder how so many people never learned basic manners as children. So today, let’s talk about how to be a good neighbor. Most RVers are pretty laid back, but living in a campground is much like living […]

Nov 132011

We haven’t even had Thanksgiving yet, and already the stores are pushing Christmas shopping. Isn’t that jumping the gun just a little bit? But then again, I guess it’s never too early to start, so here are some of my favorite tech toys for gadget boys. Okay, for gadget girls too! I’m sure some RVer […]

Aug 272011

I had a conversation last night with my good friend Brenda Speidel, who has spent the summer in Missouri, caring for her mother during a health crisis. While Brenda is emotionally and physically wrung out, she is also grateful that their mobile lifestyle as fulltime RVers has given her and hubby Ron the freedom to […]

Jul 102011

In a blatant display of his total disregard for society, and totally ignoring any sense of responsibility toward his fellow man, yesterday morning my buddy Greg White fired up the big diesel engine in his American Eagle motorhome, loaded his pretty wife Jan inside, and took off for parts unknown. That’s right, he left me […]

Jul 142010

Keep your raincoats buttoned up, you perverts! That’s not what I’m talking about! Do you flash your headlights to let truckers and other RVs know it is safe to pull back into the lane ahead of you after they pass? I’m curious. If you do (and we all should), how many of them blink their […]

RV Park Life

 Posted by at 4:33 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 032009

Spending time in an RV park is similar in many ways to living in a small town a generation ago. There is a sense of community, especially among the people who stay for a few weeks or a month at a time. We find that we interact much more with our campground neighbors than we […]