Feeding The Troops

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 242017
 

Note: This story is from the November-December 2004 issue of the Gypsy Journal. My father and uncles were part of the generation that liberated Europe from the Nazis and wrested control of the Pacific from the Japanese during World War II. When recalling their wartime experiences, I remember some of them talking about their troop […]

One Bite At A Time

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 122016
 

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. It’s the only way to get the job done. Just like you write a book one word at a time, or move into a house one box at a time. You just start at it and you keep on going until the job is […]

Where Did It Go?

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 132015
 

We were up at 7:30 yesterday morning, which makes two days in a row that we were up way too early. But we wanted to get on the road and out of Nevada. After checking e-mail and taking care of a couple of things online, and then a stop at the T/A truck stop in […]

Another Windy Day

 Posted by at 1:50 am  Nick's Blog
May 312013
 

Yesterday was another windy day here in New Mexico. Just like the windy days we had in Tucson a month ago and in Show Low the last two weeks. Welcome to Spring in the Southwest. Except for going out to dump our gray tank, because I had forgotten to open the valve when we arrived […]

Orphans And POWs

 Posted by at 12:48 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 032012
 

Yesterday was yet another busy day for us. We were up early again because there were several things we wanted to do in Concordia before we left town and we still had a 250 mile drive ahead of us. Our first stop was at the National Orphan Train Complex, a small interesting museum that tells […]