Historic Camp Roberts

 Posted by at 12:40 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 032018
 

For centuries the land that now makes up Camp Roberts Military Reservation, a California National Guard post in central California, has been an encampment for Native Americans and soldiers serving a number of governments, from the Colonial Spaniards to Mexican troops to Americans soldiers who rode into battle on horseback or in tanks and helicopters. […]

Sep 162016
 

Note: This story appeared in a previous edition of the Gypsy Journal. In Oklahoma City we toured one of the best military museums we have ever seen, and learned about one of the most valiant military units in our nation’s history. The Militia of the Territory of Oklahoma, later called the National Guard, preceded the […]

I Love My Spartan

 Posted by at 12:12 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 122013
 

I got an e-mail from somebody yesterday that brought to mind something my friend Al Hesselbart, the historian for the RV Museum in Elkhart, Indiana, has mentioned before. The lady who contacted me said that they were considering a Thousand Trails campground membership, and were concerned because their Prevost bus conversion was an all electric […]

The Mighty Eighth

 Posted by at 12:38 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 272012
 

Though most tourists come to Savannah to see the magnificent old mansions in the Historic District, to explore the city’s beautiful squares with their statues and monuments, to walk the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, or to walk along the historic waterfront with its shops and eateries, there are many other, lesser known attractions you shouldn’t […]