Dec 312014
 

Another year of exploring this great land of ours has come and gone. We’re slowing down a bit; this year we traveled 6,316 miles as opposed to 8,500 miles the year before. And that was way down from the 15,000+ miles a year we used to do when we were teaching at Life on Wheels […]

Enemy Territory

 Posted by at 12:39 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 102014
 

A hundred years ago when I was a young soldier I spent some time at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, teaching cadets which end of a rifle to point at the target and how to make it go bang. So yesterday when we drove to Annapolis, Maryland to visit the Naval Academy it […]

RV Inspections

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 042014
 

One of the most frequent questions I get from people who are new to the RV lifestyle and shopping for a used rig is, should they get a pre-purchase inspection, and if so, who does them? I consider an independent inspection to be vital when purchasing something as expensive as an RV. In fact, as […]

A Travel Day

 Posted by at 4:06 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 032010
 

We must have been worn out by a week of sightseeing, because yesterday we slept in much later than we expected to. But since we had not planned to take the Metro back into Washington, it really didn’t matter. We puttered around the motorhome for a while, checking e-mails, reading some of our favorite RV […]