Even More Potpourri

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 012017
 

Definition of potpourri – 1: a mixture of flowers, herbs, and spices that is usually kept in a jar and used for scent. 2: a miscellaneous collection. The second definition above pretty much describes today’s blog. This is the third in a collection of miscellaneous thoughts and info that I’m sharing because I really don’t […]

Aug 192016
 

We woke up to the sound of thunder yesterday morning, and a little after noon another storm rolled through Elkhart Campground, bringing more water to the already saturated ground. A week or so ago local farmers were worried that if they did not get some rain soon they might lose much of their corn crop. […]

Bang, Boom, Bang!

 Posted by at 12:40 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 032016
 

That’s the soundtrack here in northern Indiana this weekend. Elkhart is the home of the recreational vehicle industry, and while I don’t know how all of that business is doing, I’m pretty sure the people selling fireworks are making a killing. I was out by the dog run here at Elkhart Campground and somebody was […]

Jan 182014
 

After being on the go so much the last few days, we spoiled ourselves by sleeping in yesterday morning. The sites on both sides of us were occupied by diesel pushers owned by friends of ours, and both had told us they were leaving early and hoped they did not disturb us too much as […]

The Mailing Is Done!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 232012
 

Miss Terry has been busy doing her thing, stuffing envelopes with the new issue of the Gypsy Journal like a mad woman, and yesterday afternoon we dropped off the last load of envelopes at the post office in Elkhart. It sure feels good to have that chore behind us! After we went to the post […]

How Hot Is It?

 Posted by at 12:48 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 052012
 

It was so hot here in Elkhart, Indiana yesterday that I saw two trees fighting over a dog! Now that’s hot! It was 103° here yesterday afternoon. The basement air conditioner in our Winnebago Ultimate Advantage usually keeps it cold enough to hang meat in here, but yesterday, even with the curtains closed over our […]

Aug 102011
 

We have had a wonderful time visiting Rocky and Berni, here in Muskegon, and as always, the time has gone by way too fast. We have joked, laughed, acted like kids, and forgotten all of the troubles of the world for the last four days. Thanks for always making us feel welcome, Rocky and Berni. […]

Mar 272011
 

The carnies are coming! The carnies are coming! Oh my, what should we do? The fairgrounds is gearing up for the annual Pima County Fair, April 14-24, and for the last few days carnival workers have been arriving at the fairgrounds RV park. In fact, as it turns out, the folks who I wrote about […]

Winter Returns

 Posted by at 3:00 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 202011
 

After having to get up early all week while we were getting our TV cabinets upgraded at RV Renovators, I can’t begin to tell you how nice it was to sleep in yesterday morning. Especially given the weather! We had enjoyed temperatures in the low 80s for a while, but now winter has returned to […]

Dec 112010
 

I try to be a nice guy, and I think most of the time I come pretty close. But there are times when I just have to be a jerk. Or at least some people think that I’m being a jerk. It has happened a couple of times in the last few days. I got […]