Aug 042017
 

Before I do anything else, I want to wish my friend Don Del Rosario happy birthday. Don and his pretty wife Sharon are very special people who have brightened our world for a long time. We need to get together for a visit the next time we’re in Arizona, or if you make it to […]

May 262017
 

Lizzie Borden took an axe  and gave her mother forty whacks; when she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one. We all remember that little poem, and many of us think we know the macabre story behind it. But do we? On August 4, 1892, Andrew Borden and his wife Abby were hacked […]

May 202017
 

As I said in yesterday’s blog, we purchased a SimpliSafe security system for our house and yesterday Terry and I installed it. It was a quick and fairly easy process, just like their advertisements say, The first step was setting up the base station, which receives signals from all the different sensors we installed and […]

We Like Quiet Weekends

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
May 152017
 

This past weekend was a quiet one at home, which suited us just fine. We don’t always feel the need to be on the move, and sometimes we like days like that. Florida is in a real drought and in desperate need of rain. Wildfires are burning all over the state. We got a little […]

Log House

 Posted by at 12:42 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 252017
 

Note: This story appeared in the March-April 2015 issue of the Gypsy Journal. Who hasn’t dreamed of living in a rustic log cabin perched on the shore of a clear, cold mountain lake at one time or another? It sounds almost as much fun as living in an RV, doesn’t it? While touring St. Augustine, […]

I Hope That’s Over

 Posted by at 1:21 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 242017
 

When I logged onto my computer yesterday morning I was greeted by three messages from readers who also read my buddy Greg White’s daily blog, Our RV Adventures, wanting to know if Greg was okay because they could not access his blog. Two of them just said there was no blog, while the third said […]

Message Received

 Posted by at 12:22 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 192017
 

I wanted to give you an update on the couple I told you about in yesterday’s blog, who were beginning to feel anxious about boondocking in Quartzsite, Arizona after a neighbor filled their heads with all kinds of nonsense about how dangerous it was. They wrote to me yesterday evening to say message received, and […]

Dec 222015
 

Well, I planned to get some writing done yesterday, and Miss Terry planned to get some weaving done. But as they taught us in the Army, you can plan as much as you want to, and everything still goes to hell when boots hit the ground. Such was the case yesterday. It started out with […]

Any Minute Now

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 202015
 

Yesterday was another stay at home day for us because we had a lot to get done. Terry finished two scarves she was weaving, then set up a new project on her loom. She’s working hard to get a lot of Christmas gifts done in the time we have left but she seems to be […]