Dec 032016
 

After I mentioned camping opportunities at Elks and Moose lodges and VFW posts in yesterday’s blog, More Snowbird Options, I got quite a few emails from people asking more about joining the Elks and Moose, as well as the VFW. Here is a link to a blog post I wrote a while back about Camping […]

There Are Benefits

 Posted by at 12:45 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 032016
 

Let’s be honest, when it comes to friends, I’m pretty high maintenance. Especially if you know anything about maintaining anything mechanical. Just ask my buddy Greg White. Years ago his wife Jan mentioned that he could fix just about anything, and 24 hours later I had him standing in a pool of cold water on […]

The Day Went Astray

 Posted by at 12:53 am  Nick's Blog
May 122016
 

We planned to get a lot done yesterday here at home. My goal was at least 4,000 words in my sequel to Dog’s Run, and I was hoping to get all the way up to 6,000 done. Meanwhile, Miss Terry wanted to get the 464 threads threaded through the heddles on her loom for her […]

One To Go!

 Posted by at 1:17 am  Nick's Blog
May 312015
 

Except for walking over to the dumpster to throw some trash away, and then going out again to close our gray water valve so I can dump our black tank and rinse out the sewer hose today, I never left the motorhome all day yesterday. In fact, I seldom left my desk except for potty […]

Mar 052015
 

Who are these modern day gypsies who spend their lives on the road? What prompted them to leave their former homes and communities for a life on wheels? Each week we will introduce you to some of the fulltime RVers we meet in our travels and those who read this blog. Once upon a time, […]

The Little Dutch Boy

 Posted by at 12:55 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 022015
 

Do you remember the children’s story about a little Dutch boy who saves his country by putting his finger in a leaking dike? I kind of felt like that youngster yesterday. You may remember our black tank blockage last week, and that one suggestion was to drill a small hole in the end of the […]

Clearing The Clog

 Posted by at 1:33 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 222015
 

Warning, this blog contains content that may not be comfortable for the squeamish. We have been dealing with a nasty problem, and while we still don’t know what caused it, after a lot of trial and error, and even more frustration, we seem to have solved it. At least for now. We are very careful […]

Jun 112014
 

I guess when you’ve been fulltiming for as many years as we have and you publish an RV newspaper and blog, people seem to think that you’re some kind of expert. We all know better, but it doesn’t stop people from asking me questions. I try to answer them to the best of my ability, […]

Two Lanes To Tucson

 Posted by at 2:03 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 142013
 

For some reason that we have never been able to figure out, but that many other RVers say happens to them as well, we seldom sleep well the night before we travel. Even if it’s a relatively short trip like our 122 mile drive from Apache Junction to Tucson yesterday. We turned in earlier than […]

Oct 162013
 

I want to thank everybody who sent me birthday greetings, e-mails, and posted on the blog and Facebook. You all really made me feel special. But don’t ask me where the heck 61 years went, because I have no idea! I think it was only a few years ago I was getting my first drivers […]