It’s Not Hay Fever

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 232017
 

A lot of people in Florida are walking around with red, burning eyes, and I think the stock in the company that makes Kleenex has gone up dramatically. But it’s not hay fever or some other seasonal allergy, it’s because of smoke. There are currently more than 100 wildfires burning in the state, one just […]

RV Trip Planning

 Posted by at 2:33 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 172013
 

I’ve been in love with maps since I was a little kid. I remember that my dad always kept half a dozen gas station roadmaps in the glove compartment of his car and I would spend a lot of time looking at them, reading strange names of far off exciting places like Des Moines, Wichita, […]

Oct 012013
 

It seems like the worst of the storms that have hammered the Pacific Northwest coastal region have passed on out of the region, and we’re ready to do the same thing. We plan to start heading south today. We’re going to take Interstate 5 to Mount Shasta, California, where we’ll pick up State Route 89 […]

May 202013
 

In the words of country singer Kathy Mattea, “I loved life as we knew it. But life as we knew it ended today.” That’s right, life as we knew it is over. My granddaughters have gotten me hooked on Duck Dynasty. I think they have almost every episode of the last season recorded, because they […]

We Broke Grandpa!

 Posted by at 2:57 am  Nick's Blog
May 182013
 

We managed a day and a half plugged into the 30 amp outlet on the pedestal for the unoccupied RV site behind us, and then yesterday it started tripping over and over again, even though we had 120 volts and were only drawing eighteen amps. When I went out to reset it, the breaker was […]

Jul 282012
 

The internet is a powerful tool that has changed the world in more ways than I can count. From the comfort of our RVs, we can log onto the World Wide Web from wherever we may be parked and communicate with our family and friends, read the news, do our shopping, pay our bills, and […]

Holiday Weekend

 Posted by at 1:25 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 032011
 

The Labor Day holiday weekend is here; the last blast of summer, and Elkhart Campground is starting to fill up with campers. Sure, there are a lot of RVers here too, but holiday weekends really bring out the campers and weekend warriors. You can tell the difference between campers and RVers by just walking around […]

Jun 122009
 

We have a Campground Reviews section on our website, but I thought I’d share our Top 10 Favorite Campgrounds and why we feel that way, and see how they compare to yours. 1. Elkhart Campground, Elkhart, Indiana – Every year when we pull into Elkhart Campground, we feel like we have arrived back home. We know […]