Aug 152016
 

Note: This story first appeared in the November-December, 2007 issue of the Gypsy Journal. For generations, Indians told stories about a mysterious hole in South Dakota’s sacred Black Hills that blows wind. They believed that this was where humans first emerged from the underworld where they lived before the creation of the world. Tipi rings […]

Domiciles And Kites

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 292015
 

After reading yesterday’s blog in which I said we would eventually be changing our residence from South Dakota, several readers e-mailed or messaged me to ask why. Where you choose as your legal domicile isn’t just about where you register your RV or how much sales tax you pay. There are many other factors to […]

Feb 012010
 

After reading the Thought For The Day in yesterday’s blog (When you go into court, your fate is in the hands of twelve people who aren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty), two different wannabe fulltimers e-mailed me to ask how fulltimers handle civic obligations such as voting and jury duty. Do they […]

Crime And RVing

 Posted by at 5:57 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 312009
 

Through a herculean effort on the part of Miss Terry, we got the new issue of the Gypsy Journal mailed out, and now we can take a deep breath and relax. At least until next time. In yesterday’s blog, I wrote about how Cheryl Howarth from Miller Insurance helped us get the ball rolling with […]

Dec 302009
 

I’ve gotten a lot of e-mail asking where we are with the insurance company, following our burglary to our motorhome. As regular blog readers know, at first we were having a real hassle with our insurance company, National Interstate, and when we called our agent, PoliSeek, they told me they didn’t get involved in problems […]

Jun 142009
 

We spent most of the day yesterday playing tour guide at the RV Hall of Fame Museum to members of the Heartland Owners Club, who were in the area for their annual rally. It was a lot of fun. Here is a picture of Terry sitting with her new friend, Poker Alice. Poker Alice was […]

May 152009
 

We spent Wednesday night dry camping in the designated RV parking area at the Route 66 Casino, and thought we might have a problem with our Onan 5500 generator. We fired it up to run our rooftop air conditioner and all was going along fine, with the generator putting out 123 volts according to the […]