Two Lanes To Tucson

 Posted by at 2:03 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 142013
 

For some reason that we have never been able to figure out, but that many other RVers say happens to them as well, we seldom sleep well the night before we travel. Even if it’s a relatively short trip like our 122 mile drive from Apache Junction to Tucson yesterday. We turned in earlier than […]

Moving Day

 Posted by at 1:05 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 232013
 

We moved around a lot when I was a kid and during my time in the Army, and later as a civilian I lived in a lot of places. I always hated moving. Not going someplace new and meeting new people all the time; that was exciting. But I dreaded the hassle of packing everything […]

A Foggy Day On I-10

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 232012
 

It rained again Saturday night and it was still raining when we got up at 7:30 yesterday morning. Why must I keep getting up so early if it’s too ugly to do anything? What’s up with that? Fortunately, by 9 a.m. the rain had stopped and all we had was a heavy overcast. We took […]

Settled In At TTN

 Posted by at 12:26 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 152011
 

We were up early yesterday morning, eager to get to the Orlando Thousand Trails (TTN) preserve early in the day, since it was supposed to be in the high 80s later in the day. Also, because the sites here are on a first come basis, and we wanted to snag one in the 50 amp […]

Mornings Are Overrated

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 282011
 

I had a restless night, and then my phone rang at 7 a.m. yesterday morning. That call took almost half an hour, and by then I was awake, so I got dressed and opened the window blinds to greet the morning. I know a lot of otherwise intelligent people who just love getting up early […]

A Short Move

 Posted by at 12:42 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 142011
 

Yesterday we made the second shortest move we ever have in all of our years as fulltime RVers, just nine miles. Our shortest move was seven miles, between campgrounds down in Benson, Arizona years ago, back when we had just started building our MCI bus conversion. Terry had stashed most of the things we put […]

Sawing Logs

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 122011
 

By the time you read this, we will be sawing logs. For the last week, we’ve been getting up way too early and getting very little sleep. So we have a lot of ZZZZs to catch up on. Tom and Barbara Westerfield’s motorhome is parked in front of our Winnebago, and Greg and Jan White […]

Settled In At Yuma

 Posted by at 3:11 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 252011
 

When the alarm went off at 7:15 yesterday morning, we both wanted to throw it out the window and roll over for another 400 winks. I mean, what the heck good is a measly 40 winks going to do anybody? But alas, it was one of those days when we had to act like grownups […]

Feb 062011
 

I ate so much yesterday that I may not go near a refrigerator for at least a week! Well, okay, but at least not for another hour or two! Miss Terry was up early, making cookies and carrot cake to take to her sister Lisa’s house for a family dinner to celebrate her parents’ birthdays. […]

I’ve Got A Guy

 Posted by at 2:09 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 012011
 

I’m not a smart man, but I am smart enough to know that there are a lot of things I cannot do. When I was a teenager, I decided to change the spark plugs on my first car. So I took off all eight plug wires, pulled the old plugs out, carefully gapped the new […]