We Are Home!

 Posted by at 12:36 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 042016
 

Well, actually we’re at the place that will soon be our new legal “home” at the Escapees Sumter Oaks RV park in Bushnell, Florida. But we have stayed here so many times over the years, and so many members of our Escapees extended family are here that it almost feels like coming home. When we […]

Jun 222015
 

Terry says today is just another day. Not to me it isn’t. Today is her birthday, and after all these years, I still don’t understand why this beautiful, talented woman is with a flawed troll like me. But I’m grateful she is, every minute of my life. Happy birthday, baby. I love you with all […]

Foggy Mornings

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 212015
 

The weather here in Brookings has been typical of the Oregon coast in the summer – cool, foggy in the morning, and usually by mid-day the sun breaks through and burns the fog off. And then, sometime around 6 or 7 p.m. the fog starts to move back in over the water. Yesterday was no […]

A Treasure Trove

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 172015
 

After getting up early and being pretty much on the go constantly for the last week, yesterday we treated ourselves by sleeping in and then having a slower paced day. It was a nice change of pace. We checked our e-mail and read a few favorite blogs, I replied to several e-mails and messages that […]

A Whole Lot Of Ugly

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 102015
 

Some people love the desert and some don’t. I spent many years living in it, but I much prefer being on a beach, or at least someplace with trees and grass. But yesterday it was all desert for us. Just a whole lot of ugly. We left the Las Vegas Thousand Trails a little before […]

May 222015
 

No, I’m not talking about those folks in Washington who are busy taking bribes and shafting all of us, though you shouldn’t trust them either. But I’ll get to all of that in a moment. After we’ve been sitting still for a while, we never seem to sleep well the night before we begin a […]

Halfway Point

 Posted by at 12:39 am  Nick's Blog
May 172015
 

It’s been cold and rainy here in northern Arizona. In fact, they had snow in Pinetop-Lakeside, about 10 miles from us. I highly disapprove. Besides a fair amount of sniveling, I’ve been spending the time working on my next book, Big Lake Reckoning. I wrote a little over 3,200 words yesterday, which takes me about […]

Really? Again?

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
May 152015
 

This time of year you can always depend on two things here in Arizona’s White Mountains; one is that it’s going to be windy, and the other is that the weather will change more often than a politician’s campaign promises. We’ve been here over three weeks and most of the time the weather has ranged […]

More Of The Same

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
May 132015
 

For most of the time we’ve been here at the Show Low Elks lodge campground, there have only been three or at times four RVs. But with temperatures heating up in the desert it’s starting to get busy. A couple of rigs came in Monday and I think at least three more arrived yesterday. We […]

Back Home Again

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 202015
 

We left Santa Fe RV Resort in Apache Junction, Arizona about 10 yesterday morning for the 144 mile trip to our old hometown of Show Low, in the White Mountains. But the difference between the two places would make you think you were in different parts of the country. We started out in the desert, […]