Oct 152018
 

I had a secretary once who used to tell me I was an old stick in the mud because I wasn’t always quick to embrace new ideas and changes. Not that I wouldn’t consider them, but I’ve always felt that if something works, why mess with it? The baseball cap I wear on a regular […]

Cheaper Is Not Better

 Posted by at 12:57 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 112018
 

I’m not much of a mechanic, but I do believe in good maintenance. So whenever one of my vehicles needs something, I get it taken care of as fast as I possibly can. It saves me money in the long run, and it also saves me from disappointment when I want to use something that’s […]

A Lazy Birthday

 Posted by at 12:20 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 162016
 

Thank you everybody for the birthday wishes yesterday! I tried to reply to everyone individually, but there were nearly 600 on Facebook, not to mention over 100 e-mails. I would have to hire an assistant to get to everybody. You all really made me feel very special. So how did I spend my birthday? Dinner […]

Apr 052011
 

For fulltime RVers and those who spend months at a time on the road, one challenge can be finding a place to do routine maintenance on our vehicles. I know a lot of RVers who are perfectly capable of doing their own maintenance, but finding a place to do it can be a challenge. Very […]

Mar 232010
 

Over the years I’ve had dozens, if not hundreds, of new and wannabe RVers ask me about personal safety on the road, and in spite of our own encounter with a burglar last December, I always tell them that they have a lot more to worry about from the fool hurtling down the highway toward […]

The Day After

 Posted by at 3:27 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 062009
 

Terry and I both want to thank all of you who posted comments on the blog, e-mailed, or called us after reading about our encounter with an armed burglar in our RV. Your concern and support are very much appreciated. We are okay, but both of us feel totally wiped out, I think myself more […]

Apr 232009
 

Regular blog readers may remember a post I wrote on February 27 titled Just Shut Up, in which I said that sometimes silence is, indeed, golden. A Gypsy Journal reader at the Affinity rally said he learned that while in Albuquerque. He said that when he arrived at the rally grounds it was late in […]