More Of The Same

 Posted by at 12:06 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 122017
 

The weather has been beautiful and I wish I was outside playing, but instead I have been spending a lot of time chained to my desk working on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal, as well as some other writing projects. But I’m making good progress. Since we haven’t been doing any traveling I […]

Feb 032017
 

My longtime friend Jim Lewis has been staying with us for a while now, waiting to close on a home he bought a block or so away. The closing happened on Wednesday, and yesterday we went into Port Orange and Daytona Beach looking for some furniture he needed. Our first stop was at some kind […]

I Need A Play Day!

 Posted by at 12:58 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 262017
 

I knocked out 5,000 words in my current book on Tuesday, and another 1500 words yesterday. I’m just under 18,000 words in the last four days. It’s coming along very well but I’m going to need a play day pretty soon. You know what they say about all work and no play. So I think […]

When In Doubt, Get Out

 Posted by at 12:58 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 252017
 

Anybody who spends as much time online as I do researching my books, promoting them on various blogs and websites, gabbing with my author friends on social media, and helping moderate four different Facebook groups is bound to get hit up with some kind of attempted virus attack. This is in addition to all the […]

Some People

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 302016
 

I get well over 100 emails a day, and sometimes twice that many. A lot of them are spam that somehow makes it through all of my spam filters, a certain amount are forwards and junk like that that I don’t even bother opening, but there also always some from readers wanting to share their […]

We Are Finished!

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 292016
 

By shopping at used furniture and consignment stores, and on Craigslist, we were able to completely furnish our new home quicker than we thought, and considerably under the budget we had set. The only things we still were not happy with were the refrigerator and the electric range that came with the place. Both had […]

Looking Back

 Posted by at 12:19 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 282016
 

Our friend Jim Lewis says that Miss Terry’s cooking is going to ruin him. I’ve known Jim for over 30 years, and he never has been a big eater. But that was before he was introduced to Terry’s cooking. Now he cleans his plate, and often has seconds. Yes, it’s that good. Yesterday she made […]

Thank You, Jim

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 272016
 

I owe my buddy Jim Lewis a huge thank you. He has saved me a lot of aggravation. I wrote in a blog a few days ago that we went to the Verizon store in Daytona Beach so Jim could upgrade his phone, and while he was there they told us about this great deal […]

The Park Model Option

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 222016
 

Something we started hearing almost as soon as we became fulltime RVers 17 years ago was about the importance of having an exit plan. Back then we were in our mid-40s and among the youngest full timers out there. My, how things have changed since then! More and more of the baby boomer generation retired […]

Apr 302015
 

I get a lot of e-mails from people who are just getting into the fulltime RV lifestyle and have questions about everything from which state to chose as their legal domicile to what kind of RV is best for them, to which camping clubs, if any, to join. One of the most frequent questions is […]