Use That Generator!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 112016
 

Like most motorhome owners, we have a generator in our rig to supply electric power when we are not plugged into a campground’s power outlet. And like many new RVers who own generators, when we started fulltiming we abused our first motorhome’s gasoline powered Onan auxiliary power plant for a long time. Not by using […]

An Easy Day

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 292016
 

We were up early yesterday morning, getting ready for our 140 mile trip back to Elkhart, Indiana. Since Terry put away a lot of stuff inside the motorhome the night before, we had time to do everything else that needed done at a leisurely pace. Fisherman’s Landing in Muskegon, Michigan only has RV sites with […]

Use That Generator!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 242016
 

Note: This article appeared in an issue of the Gypsy Journal many years ago, but because I get questions about using a generator fairly often, I thought some blog readers might find it interesting. Like most motorhome owners, we have a generator in our rig to supply electric power when we are not plugged into […]

Honey, We’re Home!

 Posted by at 1:43 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 282014
 

We definitely need new batteries. When we were boondocking Saturday night I ran our Onan generator for three hours. We turned everything off before we went to bed about midnight and the batteries were at 12.4 volts. When we woke up at 7 a.m. they were down to 10.8 volts. These are Interstate batteries that […]

Rice and Rainbows

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 022011
 

Yesterday was a busy day, but we solved a problem, at least temporarily, and we had a lot of fun in the process. But then, we always seem to have fun, no matter what we’re doing. As I reported earlier, our black tank valve has been leaking, and through Greg tried to fix it while […]

May 142011
 

Our two weeks at the Las Vegas Thousand Trails is up today, but we had talked about extending our stay through the weekend, and heading out Monday morning. That’s the great thing about the fulltime RV lifestyle, our plans are usually written in Jello. However, we woke up yesterday morning to discover that the power […]

May 132011
 

We had a lot of fun yesterday in Las Vegas, and didn’t spend a lot of money to do so. Yes, you can have fun in Sin City on the cheap! The first order of business was to sleep in, making up for the rest we missed on our trip to Los Angeles. Then we […]

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. […]

Nov 082010
 

Yesterday was a short travel day for us. In fact, one of the shortest we’ve had in a very long time. We enjoyed our time at The Great Outdoors in Titusville, Florida, and I took a photo of our Winnebago in Peter and Connie Bradish”s lot before I started unhooking our campground utilities in preparation […]

Nov 072010
 

We’re leaving The Great Outdoors in Titusville, Florida today and are going to the Orlando Thousand Trails preserve, which is actually in Clermont. We owe a big thank you to our friends Peter and Connie Bradish for hosting us on their lot here for the last few days. We really appreciate your hospitality, dear friends. […]