RVing Is Hard Work

 Posted by at 12:10 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 182018
 

The other day I received an email from somebody who was telling me that they were totally unprepared for how much work is involved in the RV lifestyle. They weren’t talking about workamping or making a living on the road. Their revelation was about how much goes into traveling in an RV; packing the rig […]

New Or Old?

 Posted by at 12:49 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 212018
 

Note: Because this is a topic that comes up often, I thought I would brush off and repost this blog from March, 2013. I have been thinking about living and traveling in an RV and how different the RV lifestyle can be among different fulltimers and snowbirds. We know many RVers who enjoy seeking out […]

Jan 252018
 

I’ve only been stung by bees a couple of times in my life but I don’t remember it as being a pleasant experience. So I’m sure being stung by a killer bee, or worse yet, a swarm of them, wouldn’t be much fun either. So why does the little town of Hidalgo, Texas have a […]

More Potpourri

 Posted by at 1:11 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 212017
 

Definition of potpourri – 1: a mixture of flowers, herbs, and spices that is usually kept in a jar and used for scent. 2: a miscellaneous collection. The second definition above pretty much describes today’s blog. Another collection of miscellaneous thoughts and info that I’ll share, because I really don’t have anything else to talk […]

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 […]

Nov 292014
 

Any major change in life can cause stress, be it changing jobs, getting married, buying a home, and yes, even retirement. So it should come as no surprise that making the decision to become a fulltime RVer, or even a snowbird escaping the cold winter months to someplace warm and sunny, can cause a certain […]

Nov 192011
 

The other day I wrote a blog about Tech Toys For Gadget Boys, suggesting some neat high tech things that would make great Christmas gifts. Yesterday a blog reader told me that I either had to stop writing blogs like that or she had to stop reading, because thanks to me, she has a Kindle, […]

Feb 092010
 

There is a phenomenon that takes place this time of year that has mystified me ever since we became fulltime RVers over ten years ago, and that is getting income taxes filed. No, I understand the process. What confuses me is why people would leave a place like sunny Arizona and return to cold states […]

May 082009
 

Boy, can I draw a crowd! As I wrote in yesterday’s blog, when we arrived at the Elks campground Wednesday we had it all to ourselves except for a sailboat on a trailer. Then shortly after we got parked a motorhome pulled in. Yesterday morning three big motorhomes came in together. The place is filling […]