A Milestone

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
May 232014
 

Yesterday Miss Terry reached an important milestone when she applied for Social Security. It won’t be a lot of money coming in every month, but every little bit helps, right? I’ll be doing the same thing in about three months. Yes, I married an older woman. Or Terry robbed the cradle, depending on how you […]

RV Financing

 Posted by at 2:59 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 312014
 

In the last couple of weeks I have had three or four e-mails from blog readers asking about RV financing. Getting a loan for a big ticket item like an RV can be a challenge, and if you are a fulltimer it can be all but impossible through many lenders. One e-mail was from a […]

Day Trip to Mesa

 Posted by at 2:57 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 152013
 

We were up a little after 7 a.m. yesterday, which is way too early for any civilized human being living in the Western world but we had places to go and people to see. Very special people, Terry’s dad and mom. After checking e-mail, deleting the spam and forwards, and replying to those that required […]

Aug 292013
 

Yesterday afternoon we got the last of the new issue of the Gypsy Journal mailed out, and breathed a big sigh of relief to have that chore behind us. Since it was a gray, ugly day and not suitable for kite flying, I celebrated by taking a nap when we got back from the post […]

Nov 082010
 

Yesterday was a short travel day for us. In fact, one of the shortest we’ve had in a very long time. We enjoyed our time at The Great Outdoors in Titusville, Florida, and I took a photo of our Winnebago in Peter and Connie Bradish”s lot before I started unhooking our campground utilities in preparation […]

Nov 072010
 

We’re leaving The Great Outdoors in Titusville, Florida today and are going to the Orlando Thousand Trails preserve, which is actually in Clermont. We owe a big thank you to our friends Peter and Connie Bradish for hosting us on their lot here for the last few days. We really appreciate your hospitality, dear friends. […]

Nov 052010
 

It started raining late Wednesday night, and it rained hard most of the night here in Titusville. By morning the rain was really coming down, and NASA postponed the space shuttle launch again. Now they are aiming for this afternoon. The many delays may be frustrating for those who are waiting to see the space […]

Time Will Tell

 Posted by at 4:13 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 042010
 

We had already planned our trip to Titusville and The Great Outdoors RV Resort when we learned that space shuttle Discovery was going to be launched for its final mission on Monday, November 1. So that was like icing on the cake. Since Titusville is right across the Indian River from the John F. Kennedy […]

Nov 032010
 

None of us like wasting money, and in today’s economy, a lot of people are finding ways to save every penny they can. But when does thrift become less advantageous than the effort or inconvenience required to achieve it? One example is an RVer I know who never purchases fuel at stations near an interstate […]

Nov 022010
 

Yesterday was a girls’ day out for Terry and our friend Ann Moran, while Ann’s husband Tim and I had a boys’ day in. It worked out well for everybody. We had told our friends that we’d come down to their place in Rockledge about mid-morning, and spend the day together. The plan was that […]