Mar 212017
 

Note: This story first ran in the July-August 2006 edition of the Gypsy Journal. In Metropolis, Illinois, which bills itself as the “official home” of comic book character Superman, we discovered a museum devoted exclusively to the Man of Steel. The SuperMuseum is home to the largest collection of Superman memorabilia in the world. The […]

Capital City Museum

 Posted by at 12:20 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 152017
 

Note: This story is from a previous edition of the Gypsy Journal.  Tucked away on a side street near the Kentucky State Capitol building in Frankfort I discovered the delightful Capital City Museum, which tells the story of the City of Frankfort from its earliest days as a frontier settlement to today’s position as the […]

Mar 112017
 

No, I haven’t been a very bad boy who deserves punishment. Well, at least, no worse than normal. And no, Miss Terry and I have not been doing anything kinky involving whips and things like that. I’m talking about paddling our Sea Eagle kayaks. One of the things that sold us on our house is […]

Mar 102017
 

Thank you to everyone who sent emails, instant messages, Facebook messages, and texts when yesterday’s blog did not post. I had the blog set up to automatically post at two minutes after midnight, and when I went to bed about 11:45 everything looked okay. I seldom go to bed that early, and I never go […]

Over Too Soon

 Posted by at 12:57 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 082017
 

My cousin Berni and her husband Rocky have been visiting us from Muskegon, Michigan for a few days, and we have had a good time showing them some of the local attractions. The other day we took them to the Sugar Mill Ruins in nearby New Smyrna Beach. These ruins date back to the early […]

Catch Of The Day

 Posted by at 12:41 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 252017
 

With the new issue of the Gypsy Journal finished and sent out to our subscribers, except for logging in the renewals that came in by email, yesterday was a play day for me. Yes, I actually did get away from my desk for a while! My buddy Jim Lewis came by and we played two […]

You’ve Got Mail

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 242017
 

If you are a Gypsy Journal subscriber, check your e-mail. Yesterday morning I made the final corrections after Terry proofread the new issue, then I uploaded it to our web server and sent the link out to our subscribers. Today I will be sending out renewal notices to subscribers who are up for renewal. It’s […]

I See The Light!

 Posted by at 12:45 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 212017
 

After writing about the couple who were offered a workcamping position in Branson, Missouri that was far from equitable, I received some questions from blog readers about workamping. One was how hard is it to find workcamping jobs, and where do you look for them? One of the best resources around is Workamper News. In […]

A Quick Road Trip

 Posted by at 12:11 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 192017
 

I have been spending a lot of time working on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal lately and was looking for an excuse to get away for a while so on Friday when Terry told me she found a good deal on a yarn mill that a lady had for sale down in Boynton […]