Two Special Ladies

 Posted by at 12:22 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 232012
 

Today I want to tell you about two very special ladies, ladies we both love. Ladies who hold special places in our hearts. The first is Sharon McKay, whom Terry and I met many years ago at the Escapees Raccoon Valley campground just north of Knoxville, Tennessee. Sharon was a single lady, having lost her […]

Sep 152011
 

My telephone rang at 7 a.m. yesterday, which is never a good thing. Anybody who knows me well enough to call at that time of the morning also knows that I work late, and seldom wake up before 9 a.m., and 10 or 11 is not unheard of, depending on how well the words were […]

Sep 012011
 

After driving 460 miles Tuesday, from Elkhart to Muskegon, Michigan, on to Traverse City to visit my cousin in the hospital there, and then back to Muskegon, we had just enough energy left to grab a bite to eat and watch a little TV, before crashing in Rocky and Berni Frees’ spare bedroom. Yesterday morning, […]

A Short Blog Post

 Posted by at 12:31 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 312011
 

Yesterday was a long day for us, and I’m afraid I’m going to shortchange you all on today’s blog post, because it is almost midnight, and I am drained, both physically and emotionally. We left Elkhart Campground about 9 a.m. and drove 140 miles to Muskegon, Michigan, where we picked up my cousin Berni Frees, […]

Call Me Dear Nicky

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 302011
 

I had hoped to get some writing done yesterday, but that didn’t happen. Instead, I spent most of the day making phone calls, answering e-mails, and trying to help a couple of our readers with issues that were causing them problems. I must be the RV world’s answer to Dear Abby! 🙂 I had several […]

Aug 272011
 

I had a conversation last night with my good friend Brenda Speidel, who has spent the summer in Missouri, caring for her mother during a health crisis. While Brenda is emotionally and physically wrung out, she is also grateful that their mobile lifestyle as fulltime RVers has given her and hubby Ron the freedom to […]

Moving On To Muskegon

 Posted by at 12:11 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 072011
 

We were up way before our normal time yesterday morning, crawling out of bed a little before  8 a.m. We got the motorhome ready to travel, hooked the Explorer up behind it, said our goodbyes to our family and friends in Traverse City, and were on the road a little after 9.  Traveling south on […]

A Good Medical Report

 Posted by at 12:11 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 062011
 

Yesterday Miss Terry had her annual checkup with her oncologist, and her report came back all good. She is now 11 years cancer free! When you consider that the night she was diagnosed, she had already lost 2/3 of her blood, and the first doctor to look at her in the emergency room told us […]

Just Hanging Out

 Posted by at 1:37 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 042011
 

Right now, we’re just hanging out here in Traverse City, waiting for Miss Terry’s doctor appointment on Friday, visiting with my cousin Terry and his family, and their neighbors Ed and Mary Jo, who have become close friends of ours over the years. It’s a good time to sleep in late, catch up on our […]

Aug 032011
 

Heavy thunderstorms were predicted for Grand Traverse County yesterday, and about 7:30 a.m. it rained really hard for about 15 minutes, and then it stopped. It was strange, because there was no light rain or wind as a prelude; it just suddenly started to pound on the roof of our motorhome, and just as suddenly […]