Two Day Road Trip

 Posted by at 1:22 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 212016
 

We won’t be moving into our new house for a few days yet because the previous owners had a delay in closing on their new home due to Hurricane Matthew. Rather than have them move everything into a storage unit, and then have to move it a second time, we told them we were no […]

Sep 262016
 

Miss Terry and I have been busy since we got to Florida and on the go every day. So we declared yesterday to be a stay-at-home day for us. One of those days where we don’t set foot outside of the RV and just enjoy being alone together. We need those every once in a […]

Apr 252016
 

Okay, we all know that’s not true. The thought of crossing the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan and the Astoria-Megler Bridge in Oregon still terrifies me. But the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay? It’s a piece of cake. We crossed it twice a week ago today when I had to go to the Bay Pines […]

You Just Never Know

 Posted by at 12:16 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 122016
 

Living and traveling in an RV fulltime, you just never know how many interesting places you’ll discover, and how many more you drive right on past without even knowing they are there. It’s amazing what you can find with just a couple of quick Internet searches. A good example is Manasota Memorial Park, a cemetery […]

Goodbye TTO

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 022016
 

Yesterday it was time to say goodbye to the Orlando Thousand Trails preserve, known simply as TTO to Thousand Trails members who frequent this huge campground in central Florida. It’s become almost a second home to us; this was our second two-week stay this winter, and when we are in Florida we have stayed several […]

Big Fish

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 162016
 

Yesterday was moving day for us, but it was a short trip of about 45 miles to the Orlando Thousand Trails preserve. We were up early and it didn’t take us all that long to get ready. We pulled out of Three Flags RV Resort about 9:25 and drove a couple of miles into Wildwood, […]

Crud Times Two

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 172016
 

Some men give their ladies flowers or chocolates or jewelry for Valentine’s Day. I’m a little more creative than that. I had a guy come to the campground and wash our motorhome! But then I got to thinking that Miss Terry deserved more than that for everything she does for me on a daily basis. […]

Anastasia State Park

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 112016
 

Note: This article first appeared in the March-April 2005 issue of the Gypsy Journal. Just minutes from all of the tourist hubbub of busy St. Augustine, Florida we discovered a tranquil hideout with miles of beautiful beaches to explore, swimming, fishing, nature trails, comfortable campsites, and a chance to learn a little bit about Florida’s […]

A Good Day On the Road

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 032016
 

Thunderstorms were predicted for Baldwin County, Alabama yesterday afternoon, and we wanted to be on the road and well ahead of them before they arrived. So we left the Escapees Rainbow Plantation co-op a few minutes after 9 AM, headed for Florida. And it was a good day on the road. We had just under […]

Feb 022016
 

That’s right, you people in the Sunshine State. Roll the awnings up, batten down the hatches, and put another log on the fire. We’re headed to Florida today! We hope to get an early start (early for us being about 9 AM) and hopefully we will be able to outrun the storm that’s supposed to […]