Losing A Landmark

 Posted by at 12:43 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 102017
 

Thank you to everybody who sent messages or emails expressing concern about Terry falling off of her bicycle, which I wrote about in Wednesday’s blog. She is still a little stiff and has some bruises, but otherwise she is fine and looking forward to taking it for a ride as soon as she loosens up […]

Well That Was Quick!

 Posted by at 12:17 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 212016
 

I said in yesterday’s blog that the power was supposed to be out for several hours here at the Orlando Thousand Trails yesterday, so I wasn’t sure how much work I would get done on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal. But as it turned out, about 3 PM two work trucks pulled up […]

17 Per Hour

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 212015
 

Apparently people are getting spam e-mails (not on Facebook) that say they are from me. They are NOT from me so please don’t open anything that has my name or this address NickRussell@simple.je No, that’s not the speed of our old MCI bus conversion going up a steep hill, that’s the average of how many […]

Dec 052015
 

I like to save a buck as much as the next guy, and anytime I can get a discount on something I’m happy to do so. But I also realize that a business has to make a profit to keep its doors open. But for some reason, a lot of RVers I hear from don’t […]

Not Having Fun

 Posted by at 12:14 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 032015
 

Terry and I spent yesterday not having fun. And that was no fun at all. We’ve been to Las Vegas before and had fun, but Greg and Jan White were with us. Greg likes to drive and I don’t like all the crazy traffic here, so I got to sit back and play passenger. Here […]

A Stay At Home Day

 Posted by at 12:53 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 092014
 

Playing tourist is fun on vacation, but when you do it every day it’s hard work. We’ve been on the go since we got to Titusville and even before that, and we were getting tired. So yesterday we had a stay at home day. But that didn’t mean it was a do nothing day; we […]

RV Upgrades

 Posted by at 12:40 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 032014
 

I’m always surprised when people say they wish they could make some change to their RV so it would better suit their lifestyle but won’t because they are afraid of reducing its resale value. I always tell them not to worry about that because whether they bought their rig new or used, it lost a […]

May 062013
 

Back in January I posted a blog with pictures of homemade RVs titled Coming To A Campground Near You that was so well received that I followed it up a month later with a second helping called More Oddball RVs. Since then blog readers have sent me even more pictures of RVs you won’t find […]

Apr 202013
 

I get a lot of e-mails from folks asking about the RV lifestyle, a lot of them asking for advice on what kind of rig I would recommend for them. There’s really no way I can answer a question like that, because as I’ve said many times before, there is no one size fits all. […]

Mar 022013
 

I talked to a reader yesterday who is in the process of buying a motorhome and needed some advice. When he got the contract from the dealer to sign they had added on two different fees, one for $79.95 for a “starter/fill up” kit and a second charge for $399.95 for “pre-delivery service.” He wanted […]