And The Winner Is…

 Posted by at 12:13 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 142018
 

In a blog post a few weeks ago titled What To Do? What To Do?, I said I was trying to decide whether to buy my wife’s husband a red Mustang fastback or a pontoon boat for Valentine’s Day. Apparently not everybody gets my sense of humor or could read between the lines, because three different […]

Mar 132018
 

The title of today’s blog says it all. After months of trying to get our SimpliSafe home security system to work, more calls to their tech support people that I could begin to count, where they insisted I jump through one hoop after another, replacing the network card, and trying four or five different base […]

How About Some Q&A?

 Posted by at 12:43 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 072018
 

I get a lot of questions from blog readers, and while I try to answer all of them individually, occasionally I like to share some with the folks here. It’s been a while, but here are some of the latest. Q. A friend told me something about diesel fuel with red dye in it and […]

What’s The Point?

 Posted by at 12:47 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 062018
 

I got an email yesterday from a long time RVing friend saying that he was reminded of my blog post a week or so ago titled Info RVers Can Use, in which I talked about having a magnetic Hide-A-Key somewhere on your RV so you could get back in if you ever lock yourself out. […]

The Snowbirds Are Back

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 042018
 

Traffic is heavier on the local roads, stores are busier, and restaurants that we used to be able to walk right into and get a table now have waiting times to be seated. Yes indeed, the snowbirds are back in Florida. Some people who live here year round grumble about that, but the business community […]

Oops, I Goofed!

 Posted by at 12:59 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 232017
 

Blog reader Randy McRae sent me an email yesterday asking me why there was no free drawing this week. Randy thought it was because of the holiday, but the truth is I goofed and just completely forgot about it. Sorry about that. I’ll get back on track for next week. This last week was really […]

Dec 012017
 

Do you remember when I said in yesterday’s blog that after I got my latest book, Big Lake Snowdaze, out how I planned to goof off for a couple of weeks? I’m not sure how that’s going to work out. As it turns out, I don’t do leisure well. Yesterday morning I gave the new […]

We Are Humbled

 Posted by at 12:28 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 312017
 

To say that we are humbled by the many, many responses we got after our announcement that this was the last issue of the Gypsy Journal would be an understatement. All day long yesterday I answered emails and texts and Facebook messages, and read comments on the blog from so many people thanking us for […]

My Peeps

 Posted by at 1:06 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 122017
 

After reading yesterday’s blog in which I said we needed to run into New Smyrna Beach to get the registrations renewed on our vehicles, three blog readers left comments or sent me emails asking why I didn’t just do it online, which would be quicker and more convenient. When we changed our official domicile from […]

Oct 022017
 

With all the paperwork signed for putting our Winnebago motorhome on consignment at PPL Motorhomes in Houston, we were ready to get out of Dodge. Well, at least out of Houston. The directions we had been given to come to PPL had taken us into town on Interstate10 to the Interstate 610 Loop and then south […]