Jan 312015
 

Who are these modern day gypsies who spend their lives on the road? What prompted them to leave their former homes and communities for a life on wheels? Each week we will introduce you to some of the fulltime RVers we meet in our travels and those who read this blog. Fulltime RVers are resilient […]

Goodbye Virginia

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 062014
 

After five weeks exploring Virginia, it’s time to reluctantly move on. But there is no doubt in our minds that we’ll be back again and again. This trip we confined our visit to the state’s Middle Peninsula, what locals call the Rivah Country, on the western side of Chesapeake Bay. There is so much to […]

Sep 092014
 

It’s no secret that I love books, both reading and writing them. Even with the wealth of knowledge available on the internet, there are still a lot of great RVing books that should be on your bookshelf, or in Kindle. And even with a gazillion apps for RVers, there are times when you can’t get […]

It’s Not A Toy

 Posted by at 1:11 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 122014
 

It rained hard all of Tuesday night, sometimes just a light tapping on our motorhome’s roof and other times a downpour loud enough to wake the dead. When we woke up yesterday there were puddles of water everywhere around us, but the folks who had been parked next to us in a fifth wheel were […]

Feb 112014
 

We have been parked on Charles and Christ Yust’s lot here in the Yuma Foothills for a couple of weeks now, and Miss Terry decided that it was time she showed our appreciation. So yesterday, while I worked on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal, she made a wonderful Mexican dinner of shredded beef […]

Sep 262013
 

It rained hard all night Tuesday night, but yesterday morning the clouds parted and we saw that most rare of sights along the Pacific Northwest coast; blue sky! Lots of blue sky. I could get used to that. We spent most of the day checking out some of the shops in town, starting with a […]

Spinning Time

 Posted by at 3:26 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 292013
 

Miss Terry is pretty much a self-taught spinner and weaver, learning from books, You Tube videos, and DVDs. But nothing beats a hands-on lesson from someone who has been doing it a long time. When we got into this area last week, we stopped in a couple of yarn stores to inquire about any classes […]

Blowing In The Wind

 Posted by at 3:23 am  Nick's Blog
May 042013
 

The wind blew all of Thursday night and most of the day yesterday. It rocked the Winnebago all night long, and when we woke up yesterday morning we could actually see our bedroom slide visibly moving with each strong gust. We’ve been in some bad windstorms over the years, but never anything like that! For […]

Is It Over?

 Posted by at 12:14 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 262012
 

Is it over? Can I come out now? Have all those crazy people maxed out their credit cards buying stuff nobody really needed and gone home? No, now they’re all back at the stores returning all the stuff they didn’t need or want that somebody else maxed out their credit cards buying! I’m going back […]

Sweets For The Sweet

 Posted by at 1:00 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 152012
 

The nutritionists might not be willing to admit it, but you and I know that chocolate is the 6th major food group. I don’t know where I read it, but I came across a list someplace once that touted the benefits of chocolate, and they included a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and even […]