That Would Explain It

 Posted by at 12:38 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 252017
 

Thank you to the many blog readers who responded to my story about the phantom power showing on the voltmeters in our Winnebago motorhome, even after I disconnected all the batteries while putting it in storage. Quite a few of you suggested that the small solar panel on the roof might be giving us the […]

Almost A Miracle?

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 232017
 

Do you remember the old Bible story about how Jesus fed the multitudes with just a few loaves of bread and two fish? How did he make so little last for so long? I guess the only explanation was that it was a miracle. It seems that we have a couple of much smaller miracles […]

And Away We Go!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 102017
 

Unless something catastrophic and totally unexpected happens overnight, we will be on the road this morning, headed west. We still have to move the food from the refrigerator in the house to one in the motorhome, I have to unhook my computer and take it out to the RV, and then we are off like […]

Okay, Plan B

 Posted by at 12:25 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 092017
 

You have heard me say it before and I guarantee you will hear me say it again – always have a Plan B. And it doesn’t hurt to have a Plan C and a Plan D, too, just in case. You never know when they will come in handy. Our original plan (Plan A) was […]

Maybe It’s Jealous

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 082017
 

Thanks to everybody for your suggestions about the problem with our bedroom slide out. Yesterday morning I went outside and ran the living room slide in and out with no problems and tested the leveling jacks, and they worked fine. But the bedroom slide still wouldn’t do anything. Then, just to see, I started the […]

The Best Laid Plans

 Posted by at 12:31 am  Nick's Blog
May 162017
 

Something I learned early in my Army days was that you can plan an operation down to the last detail and spend weeks talking strategy, but it can all go out the window the minute you put boots on the ground. That’s why you should always have a Plan B. And it doesn’t hurt to […]

May 102017
 

After I wrote in yesterday’s blog that Terry and I started fulltiming in our mid-40s, a couple of people who are in that age range now wrote to ask me how we could afford to do that. They wanted to know if we sold a business or got rich in the stock market or something […]

Oh The Joys

 Posted by at 1:06 am  Nick's Blog
May 032017
 

Oh, the joys of home ownership, whether your home sits on a foundation or on wheels. They say a boat is a hole in the water you throw money into, and an RV is a hole in the highway you throw money into. So then I guess a house must be a hole in the […]

Birthday Girls

 Posted by at 12:09 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 152017
 

Before I do anything else today, I want to send out birthday greetings to some very special ladies. Today is my daughter Tiffany’s birthday. I won’t tell you how old she is, because I guess that is verboten, but just let me just say that when she was born I still had some hair and […]

I Got My Play Day!

 Posted by at 12:45 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 272017
 

Never underestimate the power of positive sniveling. I wrote in yesterday’s blog that I had been chained to my desk cranking out words in my next John Lee Quarrels mystery novel and that I needed a break. That’s kind of how we do things; we work hard for a few days, and then we’ll take […]