Nov 062012
 

Yesterday started out bad, but it ended very well, so I guess it was a good day after all. But man, that bad part sucked! When we parked at Seasons in the Sun RV Resort a few days ago, I parked about one inch too close to the campground’s power pedestal, which meant I couldn’t […]

Call Me Dear Nicky

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 302011
 

I had hoped to get some writing done yesterday, but that didn’t happen. Instead, I spent most of the day making phone calls, answering e-mails, and trying to help a couple of our readers with issues that were causing them problems. I must be the RV world’s answer to Dear Abby! 🙂 I had several […]

On To Elkhart

 Posted by at 4:09 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 092010
 

Proving just how hard it is to break a bad habit once it gets established, I was awake by 7 a.m. yesterday morning. That’s about four hours after the time I normally get to bed. This really has to stop! The weather report had called for scattered thunderstorms in western Michigan, and soon after I […]

Be Prepared

 Posted by at 7:12 am  Nick's Blog
May 282010
 

That old Boy Scout motto comes in handy in the RV lifestyle, just as it does in the rest of the world. Early one morning this week, the campground host here at the Show Low Elks campground came to our door to tell us that a construction crew had broken a sewer line near the […]

TV Troubles

 Posted by at 7:15 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 072010
 

For the last couple of weeks, the television mounted above the dashboard in our Winnebago motorhome had been warning us that it was on its last legs. The picture would go black for a few minutes, and then return, and the duration of the video outages was growing longer and longer. Since this was the […]

Feb 052010
 

Readers have been asking me for an update on how we like our new to us Winnebago Ultimate Advantage motorhome, now that we have lived and traveled in it for almost six months, as compared to the MCI bus conversion we built and lived in for over eight years. Overall, we are both very happy […]

Nov 012009
 

The strong winds that had been hammering northern Indiana Friday continued all night long, and continued through much of yesterday. There was no question about it; we were not getting out on the highway. We really, really wanted to be on the go, but we really, really didn’t want to be blown all over the […]

Oct 272009
 

Yesterday we had what my friend Greg White calls a Don Quixote Day. We were up and out of bed early because we had a lot to get done, we worked hard all day, and we didn’t accomplish a damn thing! We have a Magnum Energy 2,000 watt pure sine wave inverter in our MCI […]

Rainy Days

 Posted by at 4:00 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 102009
 

It seems like we had more rain and cold weather this past summer than we did sunshine. October hasn’t changed that. While we were in Celina we had several rainy days, and though we got a break while we drove back to Elkhart Thursday, it started raining just about the time we finished getting set […]

Jul 112009
 

After reading my blog about repairing a broken radiator hose on our MCI bus conversion earlier this week, a soon to be fulltimer e-mailed to ask me what basic tools I carry in our rig to keep us out of trouble. Obviously this is a brand new reader, because anybody who knows much about me […]