Aug 182016
 

What’s that they say, no rest for the wicked? With my new book going through the proofing process, yesterday I started working on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal. I made good headway and got quite a bit accomplished, but still have a long way to go. No problem, I’ve played this game before. […]

Aug 092016
 

I have a friend who is much younger than me, the father of two children, who went through a bad patch in his marriage a while back. It looked like things were over between him and his wife and he moved out for a while, at her request. Fortunately, they seem to be working things […]

We Miss You All, Too

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 282016
 

For the last few days I’ve been getting emails and Facebook messages from folks that are at the Escapees Escapade RV rally in Essex Junction, Vermont, saying how much they miss us and wish we were there. We miss all of you, too, and we are sorry we couldn’t make it. Unfortunately, sometimes life gets […]

Jul 262016
 

Sunday evening we got an email from our old friend Pat Astbury, telling us she was at Elkhart Campground and had been thinking about us and the times we have crossed paths here. Pat and her husband Scott were a very nice couple that we always enjoyed visiting with, and we were heartbroken when Scott […]

Don’t Blame Me!

 Posted by at 12:14 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 242016
 

I have a reputation for taking bad weather with me wherever I go. People can be enjoying balmy sunshine for weeks on end, and the day after I arrive it starts to snow or they get a record rainfall. At our Gypsy Journal rally in Yuma, Arizona years ago, they got their whole year’s quota […]

Busy As Bees

 Posted by at 12:54 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 102016
 

Terry and I have been as busy as bees the last few days, and we’ve gotten a lot accomplished, but we still have more to do. I’ve been working hard on my new Big Lake mystery novel, cranking out an average of 4000 words a day. I’m over two thirds done now and I’m looking […]

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 […]

Really? That’s Why?

 Posted by at 12:08 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 282016
 

I’ll admit I’m just an average guy, maybe even a little below average in most respects, and I guess I don’t see the “big picture.” But I’m always amazed at the things people find to worry about. I received two emails from people yesterday saying they were canceling their summer travel plans because of Great […]

Thunderboomers

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 232016
 

Miss Terry wanted me to thank everybody for all of your wonderful birthday wishes in the blog, on Facebook, in e-mails, and even in telephone calls yesterday. You all made her feel very special. We started Terry’s birthday by staying in bed and snuggling yesterday morning. Unless we have to be on the road or […]

A Lot Accomplished

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

It rained hard here at Elkhart Campground early Tuesday morning, the sound of the rain pounding on the roof of our motorhome waking us up. But by 10 AM or so it had stopped and we had cloudy skies overhead. After talking a little bit about scuba diving when she visited us the other day, […]