A Twofer

 Posted by at 12:29 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 062017
 

Yesterday I crossed two things off of my bucket list at the same time. Don’t tell me I don’t know how to multitask! I’ve caught lots of fish in my time; from docks, from boats, from shore, and a few years ago on an RV trip to Atlantic City, North Carolina, from a pier in […]

Dec 052017
 

It seems like the weather here in central Florida goes from one extreme to the other. Last week we had daytime temperatures in the mid-80s and now we have a cold front headed our way and the weatherman is saying it will bring rain with it and we will be lucky if we hit a […]

Dec 032017
 

Miss Terry was busy editing and proofing my new book yesterday and I didn’t have anything to do. So when my buddy Jim Lewis invited me over to check out the trailer he had bought for his Old Town Predator PDL kayak, I told him I was on my way. The pedal-powered Predator PDL is […]

New Toys

 Posted by at 12:56 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 192017
 

When Terry and I first got interested in kayaks many years ago we bought two Native Watercraft sit-on-tops. They were great boats and we really liked them, but after we traded in the Ford van we had then on the Explorer, we had to put them on the roof of the SUV. That became a […]

That’s 94!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 152014
 

Much of the last week has been spent getting the new issue of the Gypsy Journal ready to go to press. I finished it yesterday afternoon and then Terry spent several hours proofing it before I uploaded it to our printer’s web server. It always feels good to get another issue behind us. This is […]

Back To The Island

 Posted by at 12:32 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 082014
 

Some RVers like to play golf, some enjoy pickleball, and others are never happier than when they’re lounging around a campground swimming pool. For Terry and me, give us a back road to drive and no eighteen wheelers crawling up our rear bumper and we’re as happy as clams. (Are clams really all that happy? […]

Nov 282011
 

Don’t ask me how I did it, but somehow, I managed to misplace an entire day! How does one do that? I knew that our two weeks at the Orlando Thousand Trail preserve was up on the 28th and we’d be leaving for two weeks. But for some reason, all along I thought the 28th […]

Aug 142011
 

Why is it that if I goof off for just one day, I’m suddenly two or three days behind schedule? How does that happen? So I spent yesterday making up for lost time. I started putting the new issue of the Gypsy Journal together as soon as I got up, and pretty much stayed at […]

And Away We Go!

 Posted by at 12:17 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 142011
 

We’ve had all the fun we can have, or at least all the fun we have time to have, and today we plan to hit the road. There were a lot of things that we didn’t get done while we’ve been here in Florida, but we have to be in Yuma in mid-February to get […]

I May Live After All

 Posted by at 12:26 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 062011
 

Thank you to everybody who left comments or sent e-mails hoping I would get well soon. I think I’ve finally turned the corner, and I may live after all. But there was a while there when only the hope of death was keeping me alive! Except for my allergy to onions and my bad back, […]