Did I Speak Too Soon?

 Posted by at 12:39 am  Nick's Blog
May 052016

I wrote in yesterday’s blog that ever since I applied the “hammer treatment” to our motorhome’s inverter it been working fine and we had not had any more power blips. Then, sometime after 3:30 in the morning the warning beeper on the battery backup power supply I use for my computer woke me up. I […]

May 022016

Okay, actually it was a big pair of vise grips, but it did the job, so who’s keeping score? I’ve been trying to track down the source of our intermittent electrical problem and had pretty much narrowed it down to our inverter. We have good strong power coming into the coach, so it’s not the […]

I Want A Nap

 Posted by at 12:25 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 282016

When I was a kid I hated taking a nap. Hated it! There was too much going on to waste time napping. I could think of a hundred reasons why I shouldn’t be taking a nap, and my mom wouldn’t buy any of them. I’d get up, she’d make me go lie back down, I’d […]

My Work Here Is Done

 Posted by at 12:20 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 272016

Well, not really, but at least my work laying out the new issue of the Gypsy Journal is done. I finished at about 11:30 last night and printed it out for Miss Terry to proof today. We’ve got some great stories in this issue, including a feature on the Kern County Museum in Bakersfield, California; […]

Winter Is Here

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 122015

Brrr! It looks like winter has hit Arizona big time. We had temperatures in the mid to upper 70s early last week but it cooled down big time yesterday. The high here in Apache Junction was in the low 60s, and overnight lows were in the low 40s. And that’s about the best we’re going […]

Nov 012009

The strong winds that had been hammering northern Indiana Friday continued all night long, and continued through much of yesterday. There was no question about it; we were not getting out on the highway. We really, really wanted to be on the go, but we really, really didn’t want to be blown all over the […]