10 Q&A

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 152016
 

I get a lot of questions from Gypsy Journal subscribers and blog readers, and while I try to answer all of them individually, occasionally I like to share some with the folks here, usually because they are ones I receive more than once from different people. Q. Now that you and Terry have bought a […]

It’s Finally Empty!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 072016
 

Well, the motorhome is finally empty and everything has been moved into the house. Now if we could just figure out where to put all of it! At this point we have some stuff put away, but a lot more is stacked up here and there, kind of like airplanes in a holding pattern at […]

Aug 202016
 

Before I do anything else today, I want to wish our good friend Al Hesselbart happy birthday. We first met Al way back when we had only been on the road a few months. At that time he was the historian for the RV Museum and we stopped in to visit and do a story on […]

Nothing’s Perfect

 Posted by at 12:01 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 032015
 

I have had several e-mail and online discussions with folks recently about what is the best RV for their needs. I do a 90 minute seminar at RV shows and rallies called How To Be A Smart RV Shopper. It’s never enough time to cover all of the things that a lot of buyers never […]

Give Me A Brake

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 032011
 

A couple of readers have e-mailed me with questions about braking and auxiliary brake systems for RVs. Keeping in mind that I am not a technical person, I’ll share what I told them, and I welcome your input as well. Two readers questioned me about my comment in a recent blog about not using an […]

Mornings Are Overrated

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 282011
 

I had a restless night, and then my phone rang at 7 a.m. yesterday morning. That call took almost half an hour, and by then I was awake, so I got dressed and opened the window blinds to greet the morning. I know a lot of otherwise intelligent people who just love getting up early […]

Tired Before We Start

 Posted by at 11:51 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 052011
 

Our Arizona Gypsy Gathering rally doesn’t even start until Sunday, when we start parking our Early Birds, but I’m already worn out. Miss Terry, Tom and Barb Westerfield, and Greg and Jan White have been doing most of the work, so I don’t know why I’m the one who is so tired. Yes, it does […]

Feb 272011
 

My pal Greg White and I have to stop spending so much time together. If you read my blog and Greg’s blog for yesterday, you might think you are experiencing déjà vu. We spent the day together, went to dinner together, and wrote almost the same blog, even down to the picture! We even used […]

Feb 262011
 

Of course it has turned chilly here in Yuma, down from the mid-70s to a predicted high of only 60, with rain today and tonight. Why is anybody surprised? I’m in town! Everywhere we have been this winter, from south Florida to the Arizona desert, cold, nasty weather has followed us. 🙁 How cold is […]

I Shall Not Snivel

 Posted by at 5:07 am  Dailies
Dec 272010
 

Yes, it’s miserably cold here in central Florida. Yes, I am chilled to the bone. Yes, it sucks. But I shall not snivel. Yesterday evening we watched news coverage of the blizzard that is blanketing the east coast, and all of those folks stranded in airports, and others who were busy shoveling snow, or getting […]