Keeping It Real

 Posted by at 1:03 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 112017
 

Before I do anything else, I want to wish our pal Chris Yust happy birthday. Not only is Chris our insurance agent, she and her hubby Charles are two of our oldest friends in the RV world. We first met at an  Escapees RV Club rally in Goshen, Indiana what seems like a lifetime ago when we were […]

Aug 102017
 

Way back in the middle part of the last century, I remember hearing some adults talking about a woman who they obviously were not pleased with. One of the ladies in the gossip circle said, “She’s nothing but a strumpet who likes playing around.” I was probably about five or six years old at the […]

The Big Picture

 Posted by at 12:11 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 092017
 

Before I do anything else today, I want to put everyone’s fears to rest about our friends Dennis and Carol Hill, former owners of the RV Driving School. Dennis and Carol have been exploring Alaska this summer, and four or five people have e-mailed me saying they haven’t posted a blog in a while and […]

Yes, More Potpourri

 Posted by at 12:11 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 062017
 

This is the fourth collection of miscellaneous thoughts and info that I’m sharing because I really don’t have anything else to talk about today. In case you didn’t know, potpourri is defined as 1: a mixture of flowers, herbs, and spices that is usually kept in a jar and used for scent. 2: a miscellaneous […]

10 More RV Tips

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 022017
 

Since a lot of you seemed to appreciate them, here are ten more RV tips we picked up in our years as fulltimers that will hopefully make your RV travels a bit easier and less stressful. Know your rig’s height. Not just what it says on the sales brochure or the data sheet, get up […]

Apples And Oranges

 Posted by at 12:28 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 282017
 

Quite a few of you have asked how traveling to Arizona and back in our Chrysler Pacifica compared to traveling in our Winnebago Ultimate Advantage diesel pusher. There are pros and cons to both methods of travel, but really, it’s like comparing apples and oranges. While there are some similarities, there are also many differences. […]

Sharing Some Tips

 Posted by at 12:50 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 262017
 

Most of yesterday was spent getting the initial 5,000 mile oil change and check-up on our Pacifica, then running some errands in Daytona Beach, and stopping for dinner at Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet, the best Chinese buffet we have found in the area. So rather than bore you with the details of all of […]

Not Yet

 Posted by at 12:11 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 242017
 

The folks who were interested in our motorhome came by yesterday afternoon. They are a very nice couple from Deland, Florida, which is about 20 miles west of us. They spent quite a bit of time looking over the Winnebago, asking questions, and said they would get back to us within a few days, no […]

Getting Back To Normal

 Posted by at 12:41 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 232017
 

I think we are both over the worst of the fatigue from our recent stressful travels and things are starting to get back to normal around here. Hopefully it will stay that way for a while. This time of year you can expect thunderstorms just about every afternoon here on the the Florida coast, so […]

We Are Home!

 Posted by at 12:28 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 202017
 

Thank you all for your prayers and concern in the last few weeks. It was a very rough trip in many ways. My daughter Tiffany is home and doing well after having a defibulator implanted. She coded twice and the nurses told us they were sure they were going to lose her, but they got […]