Alaska Is Not For Us

 Posted by at 12:43 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 032011
 

Several of our good friends, including Dennis and Carol Hill, Don and Sharon Del Rosario, Larry and Marilyn Forbes, and Luke and Cool Judy Rinehimer, are all traveling in Alaska this summer, and we’ve been following their adventures through their blogs. Their photographs are spectacular, the scenery is beautiful, they have seen some neat wildlife, […]

It Do Feel Good!

 Posted by at 5:29 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 102010
 

Sometimes I have all kinds of things to write about in this blog, and there are other times when I sit down at the computer with no idea what I will come up with to fill the minimum 500 word quota I set for myself every day. Fortunately, one way or another, I always seem […]

Jan 202010
 

We know many RVers who work in RV parks around the country to offset their traveling costs. Typically, they work a set number of hours per week in exchange for a free RV site, and any hours over those agreed upon for the site are paid at an hourly wage. Some workamping RVers return to […]

Oct 252009
 

I was hoping that the cold weather here in northern Indiana may have forced the gremlins who inhabit my computer to follow the rest of the RV snowbirds south, but alas, the little buggers are still hanging on. We use a commercial mail service for sending the Gypsy Journal to most of our subscribers, who […]

Born To Roam

 Posted by at 4:33 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 172009
 

Yesterday I got an e-mail from one of my personal heroes, Charlie Minshall. If you don’t know her, Sharlene “Charlie” Minshall is the author of half a dozen books telling the stories of her adventures over 20 years of solo fulltime RVing, including In Pursuit of a Dream, Freedom Unlimited, RVing Adventures with the Silver […]

Aug 152009
 

It seems like every time I turn around, we get news of the passing of someone else we know. I guess that’s what happens as we get older. Unfortunately, we lost another dear friend yesterday, when Lue Reed passed away in California. We first met Lue over ten years ago in our first month on […]

Aug 082009
 

There are big changes in store for fulltime RVers who use South Dakota as their home base. According to a newsletter we received from our mail forwarding service, Alternative Resources, effective January 1, 2010, when it is time to renew your South Dakota drivers license, or when getting your first South Dakota drivers license, you […]

Jul 102009
 

Did you know that U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Charles Sharp, 20, of Adairsville, Georgia, was killed July 2 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan? How about Army PFCs Justin Casillas, 19, of Dunnigan, California, or Aaron Fairbairn, 20, of Aberdeen, Washington, who lost their lives in combat at  Combat Outpost Zerok, Afghanistan? Or […]