Merry Christmas

 Posted by at 12:08 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 252016
 

Merry Christmas everybody! Wherever you are celebrating the holiday, whether it be home with family, at an RV park, or boondocking in the Arizona desert, Miss Terry and I want you to know that one of the greatest gifts we have ever received is your friendship and support. We have been keeping busy here in […]

Dec 212016
 

One of our favorite things to do here is to take a slow drive through the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge seeing how many different animals we can spot, which can range from 50 or more varieties of birds to deer, raccoons and armadillos, and even bobcats and alligators. So yesterday we decided to take […]

Nov 272016
 

When we first started spending our winters in Florida, even before we bought our house, people kept telling us about how bad this region was for hurricanes and asking us if we weren’t afraid of getting caught in one. No, not at all. In our 17+ years of fulltime RVing we dealt with tornadoes, wildfires, […]

One Bite At A Time

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 122016
 

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. It’s the only way to get the job done. Just like you write a book one word at a time, or move into a house one box at a time. You just start at it and you keep on going until the job is […]

Today Is The Day!

 Posted by at 12:22 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 282016
 

We closed on our house on the 17th, but because Hurricane Matthew had delayed everything in the area, the people we bought it from were not able to close and move into their new place on schedule. So we told them that rather than move all of their things into a storage locker and pay […]

Oct 242016
 

We will begin moving into our new home on Friday, and in the meantime we are keeping ourselves busy to help the time go faster. On Saturday we drove to the small town of De Land, about half an hour from here, to visit a couple of used furniture stores. We have already been making […]

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 […]

Not As Noisy

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

By yesterday afternoon it was not as noisy around here as it had been for the last few days. There are still a lot of Harleys here, but the RV park is starting to thin out as bikers who were here for Biketoberfest are leaving. But the folks in the office tell me it will […]

It Can Happen Anywhere

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 152016
 

Whenever I say that we have been looking around here for a winter base and someday home if we ever hang up the keys I get e-mails from people who ask me why we would consider living in Florida, the land of hurricanes. And I always reply that every place in the country has something, […]

A Near Miss

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 112016
 

We left the Beaver Lake Campground in Quincy, Florida a little before 10 a.m. yesterday for the 280 mile trip back to the Daytona Beach RV Resort in Port Orange. The trip would not be uneventful. When people ask me about safety in an RV, I always tell them that you are much more likely […]