Tool Time

 Posted by at 1:34 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 242013
 

Anybody who knows me well knows that I have absolutely no business messing around with tools. Not a wrench, not a screwdriver and heaven forbid not a saw! You know those tiny little screwdrivers that come with a couple of miniscule screws that people use to put their eyeglasses back together? We’d be better off […]

Mrs. Fix-It

 Posted by at 1:01 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 242011
 

Once, when I was a little guy (yes, I really was little once upon a time!), I borrowed my dad’s hammer and scrounged up some nails, and tried to build a clubhouse out of a few pieces of scrap lumber. I’m not sure I got even one nail driven all the way in without bending […]

Apr 042011
 

We were up and out the door early yesterday morning, headed for Home Depot for more parts for the bathroom faucet project. I’m not sure why I was up so early, since Miss Terry and Greg were the ones working on the faucet. Sometimes I think they drag me along just for ballast. As I […]

A Plumbing Day

 Posted by at 12:14 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 032011
 

Yesterday was a plumbing day here at the RV park. I once had a friend who owned a plumbing company, and he taught me everything I needed to know about the trade – Crap and water flow downhill; payday is on Friday; and keep your fingers out of your mouth! 🙂 Terry decided that yesterday […]

Dec 062010
 

My wife is a very hard woman to shop for, because she doesn’t want very much in the way of material things. Whenever I ask her what she wants for Christmas, her birthday, our anniversary, or whatever, she always says she has everything she wants. Once in a while, she’ll let me buy her a […]

Sep 112010
 

We’ve been Geeked! A couple of days before we left Elkhart Campground, Jim and Chris Guld from Geeks on Tour interviewed us for one of their Gabbing With The Geeks podcasts. We talked about the Gypsy Journal and how computer technology makes it possible for us to live and run our business on the road. […]

Jun 222010
 

Today is Miss Terry’s birthday, but I got the present, because I get to spend the day with her! Terry is a very practical lady, so she thinks it’s just another day. But it’s pretty darned special to me. Some women want jewelry or clothes for their birthday, but when I asked Terry what she […]

Jan 202010
 

We know many RVers who work in RV parks around the country to offset their traveling costs. Typically, they work a set number of hours per week in exchange for a free RV site, and any hours over those agreed upon for the site are paid at an hourly wage. Some workamping RVers return to […]