A Good Report

 Posted by at 3:51 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 042010

Thanks to all of you who e-mailed or posted comments wishing Miss Terry good luck with her doctor’s appointment yesterday. I’m happy to tell you that she got a good report, and continues to be cancer free after over ten years. And she feels much better now that her yearly ordeal is over. We were talking a […]

Aug 032010

Today is our last day in Traverse City. Time sure goes fast when you’re having fun! It seems like we just rolled in yesterday. This afternoon, Terry has her annual checkup with her oncologist, and we’re looking forward to getting that behind us for another year. Terry has been cancer free for ten years now, […]

The Negotiator

 Posted by at 4:27 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 022009

Friday morning we left Traverse City, Michigan about 9:30 a.m. and drove about 56 miles south on State Route 37, a nice two lane road that passed through the Manistee National Forest, a land of dense trees and few people. There were a scattering of canoe and kayak rental places along the slow moving Manistee […]

Aug 012009

Living on limited electric power seems to be a major concern for many RVers, and I have never understood why. Time and time again I have had people ask when registering for our Gypsy Gathering rallies if we will have 50 amp power available. When I tell them that (depending on the location) we will […]

Jul 312009

My cousin Terry Cook is very active in Scouting, so when he told me that a specially decorated RV is traveling the country to celebrate the Boy Scout’s 100 year anniversary in 2010, and that it would be in Traverse City yesterday, I accepted his invitation to go check it out. The 32 foot long […]

Jul 282009

We love finding strange museums in our travels around the country, and we have discovered some real finds as we explore this great land of ours. Here are fifteen of my favorites, in no particular order. Mustard Museum; Mount Horeb, Wisconsin – You can learn everything you ever wanted to know, and some things you […]

Jul 252009

We left Bowling Green State University Friday morning, and though I had been worried that we might get stuck in the field where we were parked, we got out just fine. We stopped for fuel, then drove north about ten miles on Interstate 75, skirted the west edge of Toledo on Interstate 475, then picked […]