If I Had It To Do Over

 Posted by at 12:43 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 072016
 

How many times have you heard someone say, “If I had it to do over, I sure would do things differently.” Yes, hindsight is always 20/20, but we make our choices and live with them. If they turn out not to be the best choices, hopefully we learn from them. My father used to always […]

Just In Time!

 Posted by at 12:41 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 012016
 

We decided it was time for another road trip yesterday, so we left the Daytona Beach RV Resort about 10 AM, ran a couple of errands, and then drove down to New Smyrna Beach. This is fast becoming one of our favorite towns in Florida. We spent a while browsing in some shops, drove across […]

Okay, So I Lied!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 152016
 

Those four words above, the title to today’s blog, they are the reason I can never run for any kind of elected office. I mean, after all, have you ever heard any politician ever say those words? I spent a career in the newspaper business and interviewed everybody from candidates for small town city councils […]

Today We Play

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 142016
 

For the last few days we’ve been sticking pretty close to home writing and weaving, so I have declared today a play day. We need those every once in a while. Terry finished weaving her latest project and took it off the loom last night. It’s a huck lace shawl, a new pattern for her […]

Aug 312016
 

I finished the new issue of the Gypsy Journal yesterday and printed it out for Miss Terry to do a final proofreading. She will finish that up this morning, then I’ll make any corrections that are needed and get it uploaded. Then, sometime late this afternoon or early evening, I’ll be sending out the link to […]

Aug 042016
 

After reading yesterday’s blog in which I posted a link to a story about a man who had a bunch of explosives in his motorhome at an RV park in Arizona, I got four emails from people who wanted to know how they could avoid a situation like that. I have no idea. I’ve found […]

The Park Model Option

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 222016
 

Something we started hearing almost as soon as we became fulltime RVers 17 years ago was about the importance of having an exit plan. Back then we were in our mid-40s and among the youngest full timers out there. My, how things have changed since then! More and more of the baby boomer generation retired […]

Jul 192016
 

There are a lot of things in the RV lifestyle you should know, from how to get your mail forwarded to which are the best states to choose for your legal domicile, to what kinds of (choose one – fire extinguisher, insurance company, tire pressure monitoring system, toilet paper, etc. you should choose). I have […]

Where Will It End?

 Posted by at 12:46 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 092016
 

If you have been reading this blog or the Gypsy Journal for very long, you probably know I have a reputation for saying what’s on my mind, and I’ve been known to step on toes now and then. You may also know that I have said for a long time that the biggest problem with […]

Watching The Weather

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 052016
 

It’s a fact of life that wherever you do your RVing you are occasionally going to have to deal with bad weather. We have been in monsoons in the Arizona desert that can fill dry riverbeds with raging floodwaters in a matter of seconds, more than once we have had tornadoes touch down within a […]