Happy Thanksgiving

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 242016
 

Wherever you are today, be it boondocking in the Arizona desert, attending a potluck at your favorite RV resort, or having dinner at home with lots of family surrounding you, Miss Terry and I wish you a very, very happy Thanksgiving. This is our first major holiday since we bought our house and left the […]

A Near Miss

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 112016
 

We left the Beaver Lake Campground in Quincy, Florida a little before 10 a.m. yesterday for the 280 mile trip back to the Daytona Beach RV Resort in Port Orange. The trip would not be uneventful. When people ask me about safety in an RV, I always tell them that you are much more likely […]

Oct 102016
 

We were awakened yesterday by a lady knocking on our door to ask me if I thought it was safe to return to St. Augustine. She was alone in a travel trailer and eager to get back home but worried about traffic, wind, and what she might find when she got there. I told her […]

Just Biding Our Time

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 092016
 

We have spent the last few days just biding our time here at Beaver Lake Campground in Quincy, Florida, waiting until we can go back to the coast. I’ve spent most of the time working on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal, researching some other writing projects, watching storm coverage on TV, and cruising […]

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 […]

Jun 012016
 

Our month at the Daytona Beach RV Resort in Port Orange, Florida is up and it’s time to move on down the road. Or up the road, actually. And probably just in time, since it’s been getting warmer every week. Today we will have an easy run of just 60 miles to the Elks lodge […]

Mar 122016
 

You can tell it’s mid-March in Florida because the crickets are chirping and the snowbirds are starting to make their migration back up north. Low fuel prices and cold weather in other parts of the country have made for full campgrounds here in the Sunbelt all winter. But in the last few days we’ve seen […]

Old Friends

 Posted by at 12:22 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 262016
 

One of the greatest things about the RV lifestyle is the many wonderful friends we have made over the years as we have roamed America’s highways and back roads. And reconnecting with them is always a lot of fun. Yesterday afternoon we got to do just that when we met our friends Stu and Donna […]

On To Hondo

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 162015
 

When the alarm went off at 7:30 yesterday morning I wanted nothing more than to roll over and go back to sleep. But it was a travel day so I drug myself out of bed, sniveling all the way. Terry seemed to be over her cold for the most part, but mine was still in […]

Feb 142015
 

Whatever you’re doing, stop it right now and tell that special person in your life that you love them. Not because it’s Valentine’s Day, just because you should do it every chance you get. We’re not big on giving each other gifts on holidays because that’s not what they should be about. All year long […]