The Trip From Hell

 Posted by at 1:03 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 152017
 

Thank you to all of you who sent emails, posted blog comments or on Facebook wishing us well, offering to come to our assistance if necessary, and praying for our safety after my blog about our breakdown on Sunday. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the last of our troubles on the Trip From Hell, but we are […]

Surprise!

 Posted by at 12:19 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 042016
 

Many people say that the RV lifestyle can be summed up with one word – freedom. The freedom to come and go as you want to, freedom from schedules, the freedom to see our wonderful country, and the freedom to experience new things that most people will never see or do. We took advantage of […]

Oh Yes, The Wind

 Posted by at 1:45 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 212015
 

We were exhausted after our long 400+ mile trip Thursday, so in spite of some traffic noise from Interstate 10, we slept soundly. Usually on a traveling day we are up at the ridiculous hour of 7:30 a.m. and are on the road about 10. That way we avoid all of the rush hour traffic. […]

Feb 202015
 

Well, yesterday started out good. After a round of goodbyes with Mike and Elaine Loscher, we left Lone Star Corral a little after 10 a.m., made a quick stop for fuel, and then traveled a few miles west on U.S. Highway 90 to the small town of Sabinal, where we turned north on State Route […]

Hilton Head Beach Day

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 212014
 

When we spent a week in Key West, Florida a few years back, we were disappointed to find that even though it’s an island, access to the water was limited to a few narrow beaches and they were crowded with people elbow to elbow. So we didn’t know what to expect when we went to […]

Outlaws And Inlaws

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 152013
 

What a difference a day and 285 miles make. When we left the Vicksburg Elks Lodge about 10 a.m. yesterday morning we were wearing sweatshirts to ward off the chill. When we got off the road at 6 p.m. 285 miles west in Lindale, Texas we couldn’t wait to shed them and put on T-shirts! […]

Aug 162012
 

In a blog I wrote exactly one month ago today titled Lots To See And Do, I reported that while coming across Interstate 86 in New York the road was so rough that one of the hubcaps had bounced off the dual wheels on our motorhome. I said that when we got back to Elkhart […]

Friday The 13th

 Posted by at 12:58 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 142012
 

I’m not normally a superstitious man. Black cats crossing my path don’t bother me, I don’t carry a four-leaf clover or a rabbit’s foot for good luck, and I’d much rather walk under a ladder than climb the darned thing. But all that being said, yesterday was definitely Friday the 13th. We left Elkhart Campground […]

West Texas Travels

 Posted by at 1:15 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 062012
 

It was raining when we woke up yesterday morning and I was really tempted to just roll over and go back to sleep. But we have a lot of miles to cover, so there was no time to waste. Fortunately, by the time we were dressed, checked our e-mail, and were ready to start facing […]