A Slow 90 Miles

 Posted by at 12:06 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 052014
 

The mid-term elections are finally over, and I for one say, not a minute too soon. Now we can finally stop with all of the endless political ads telling us how bad the other guy (or gal) is and get back to advertising from pharmaceutical companies that want us to tell our doctors what meds […]

And A Pier Too!

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 042014
 

I think all fulltime RVers occasionally visit a place and think, “Hmmm… if we ever hang up the keys…” In our 15+ years on the road, Terry and I have found three such places; the Rockport-Port Aransas, Texas area; Titusville, Florida; and now St. Augustine. We’re nowhere close to that point in our lives yet, […]

Too Windy To Play

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 022014
 

The weatherman was predicting colder temperatures and high winds yesterday and he sure didn’t lie! The wind started blowing hard in the wee hours of the morning and it never stopped all day long. Sustained winds were between 20 – 25 miles per hour, with gusts to 40, and I don’t think it got over […]

Exit Strategies

 Posted by at 2:02 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 182014
 

Note: This is an update on a blog about hanging up the keys that first ran in the blog in November, 2010. The time comes for all fulltimers when illness, advancing age, changing interests, family needs, or some other reason causes us to make the decision to hang up the keys. Some fulltime RVers enter […]

Feb 062013
 

Yesterday was a busy day for us. We were up and out the door early (at least for us) and drove about 70 miles east to Titusville. We really like this laid back little town, home to Cape Canaveral and the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, and we keep saying that somewhere (way) down the […]

Last Day In The Keys

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 192012
 

Where does the time go? Our two weeks at Sunshine Key RV Resort are over today, and tomorrow we will be leaving the Florida Keys. Even though we didn’t get to do some of the things we had looked forward to, like kayaking or doing some fishing, it has still been one of the most […]

Getting A Move On

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 052012
 

After being so lazy on Saturday, I decided that that yesterday I had better get a move on before Miss Terry decided she had to dust me. Kind of like that old Army saying that if it moves, shoot it, and if it doesn’t move, paint it. Actually, maybe that was a bad idea; I […]

A Serious Case Of Lazy

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 042012
 

Yesterday I came down with a serious case of lazy and did not accomplish one thing all day long. And I don’t even feel guilty about it! There were a lot of things that I should have been doing, including working on my new Big Lake  book, but I just couldn’t get myself motivated. I […]

That Was A Short One!

 Posted by at 12:19 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 022012
 

St. Augustine is a really cool town. The only real downside is that everything we wanted to tour to write stories about required admission charges of up to $10 per person. If you’re a tourist that’s okay, but when you do this for a living and may go to two or three attractions every day, […]

And Away We Go!

 Posted by at 12:33 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 142011
 

Our two weeks here at The Great Outdoors went by way too fast, and today we will drive 70 miles or so to the Orlando Thousand Trails preserve, which is actually west of Orlando a bit. We liked Titusville before, based upon our two earlier visits to this area, and the last two weeks have […]