Log House

 Posted by at 12:42 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 252017
 

Note: This story appeared in the March-April 2015 issue of the Gypsy Journal. Who hasn’t dreamed of living in a rustic log cabin perched on the shore of a clear, cold mountain lake at one time or another? It sounds almost as much fun as living in an RV, doesn’t it? While touring St. Augustine, […]

Jim The Wonder Dog

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 262016
 

Note: The story of Jim the Wonder Dog first appeared in the July-August 2009 issue of the Gypsy Journal. Forget Lassie and Rin Tin Tin. In the pleasant small town of Marshall, Missouri, we learned the story of what has to be the most amazing canine of all time, Jim the Wonder Dog. And unlike […]

Nov 032014
 

It was still pretty cool but the wind had eased up, making yesterday a lot better day than Saturday to play tourist. I have to tell you, the more we see of St. Augustine, Florida, the more we like it. Whenever we are visiting a new area I always ask the local people we meet […]

Nov 012014
 

Add St. Augustine, Florida to the list of places I could live happily if we ever hang up the keys. It has everything we could ever want – nice weather, good restaurants, friendly people, access to beaches, all of the services one could ever need, and history around every corner. As the oldest continually occupied […]

Lost River Cave

 Posted by at 3:03 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 202014
 

Since I have been spending most of my time working on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal, I have dusted off a story from our July-August, 2004 issue. But first I want to wish happy birthday to two very special ladies, my cousins Beverly McKiddy and Berni Frees. I hope you both have a […]

May 212009
 

Everywhere we go in this great land of ours we find interesting places to visit and stories to share with our readers. We spent yesterday playing tourist here in west central Missouri, covering everything from Civil War history to a one of a kind canine. Fifteen miles north of Higginsville is the historic Missouri River […]