Gary The Gator Guy

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 252016
 

 We’ve been in a lot of campgrounds that have different kinds of entertainment over the years, including everything from bingo, to jam sessions, to movie nights. But my buddy Gary Greene, the manager of the Orlando Thousand Trails preserve, goes the extra mile and provides alligator wrestling! After a day out exploring with our friends Charles […]

Dec 312014
 

Another year of exploring this great land of ours has come and gone. We’re slowing down a bit; this year we traveled 6,316 miles as opposed to 8,500 miles the year before. And that was way down from the 15,000+ miles a year we used to do when we were teaching at Life on Wheels […]

Good News At The Pump

 Posted by at 12:16 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 272012
 

Do you remember a couple months ago when the talking heads on television were predicting $5 a gallon gas this summer, and everybody was changing their traveling plans or talking about selling their RVs and getting off the road? Guess what? It didn’t happen! In fact, in most places both gas and diesel are at […]

Jul 192011
 

I was having trouble getting yesterday’s blog to post, so it was 2 a.m. before I finally got to bed, which is not uncommon  when we are sitting still, but when we’re traveling. I try to turn in as soon as I post the blog at midnight local time. We hadn’t slept good the night […]

I Miss The Rain

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 082011
 

Longtime blog readers will recall that at last year’s Gypsy Gathering in Yuma, the city received its entire year’s worth of rain on the day we parked our Early Bird arrivals. Not to mention hail, sleet, and lighting! It was a miserable experience for our dedicated parking crew, but they stuck with it like the […]

Who Knew?

 Posted by at 5:00 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 092010
 

News flash! As it turns out, you can watch TV in an RV after all! Who knew? You may remember that I reported in a blog last week titled You Can’t Watch TV In An RV that Dish Network was supposed to bring us a new high definition DVR receiver, but on the morning of […]