Q&A

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 302015
 

Terry still wasn’t feeling back to normal yesterday, so instead of flying kites again we ran a few errands in town, stopped at the farmers market, and then came home. So for today’s blog, I thought I would share some of the questions I have received lately and my answers. Q. Do you guys ever […]

May 112015
 

Who are these modern day gypsies who spend their lives on the road? What prompted them to leave their former homes and communities for a life on wheels? Each week we will introduce you to some of the fulltime RVers we meet in our travels and those who read this blog. Professional boxers and fulltime […]

Feb 122015
 

Who are these modern day gypsies who spend their lives on the road? What prompted them to leave their former homes and communities for a life on wheels? Each week we will introduce you to some of the fulltime RVers we meet in our travels and those who read this blog. While many people think […]

A Change Of Scenery

 Posted by at 2:25 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 232014
 

After three weeks in Tucson, we were ready for a change of scenery. So yesterday morning we fired up the Cummins diesel engine in our Winnebago and hit the road, headed for Yuma. It was close to 11 a.m. when we left the Pima County Fairgrounds RV park and even though morning rush hour was […]

A Trip To The Shop

 Posted by at 3:01 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 232013
 

It’s time to move on, and we are leaving the Verde Valley Thousand Trails preserve today. Except for the often flakey Verizon internet service, this is one of our favorite campgrounds, and we love the Verde Valley region. But we’re ready for some new scenery. However, we’ll be making a trip to the shop on […]

Getting A Lot Done

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 112012
 

I have managed to get a lot done on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal in the last couple of days, and I only have eight pages left to go. Barring any unexpected problems, I’ll easily make my deadline by the end of the week. I’m looking forward to getting it done so I […]

West Texas Travels

 Posted by at 1:15 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 062012
 

It was raining when we woke up yesterday morning and I was really tempted to just roll over and go back to sleep. But we have a lot of miles to cover, so there was no time to waste. Fortunately, by the time we were dressed, checked our e-mail, and were ready to start facing […]

Nov 132011
 

We haven’t even had Thanksgiving yet, and already the stores are pushing Christmas shopping. Isn’t that jumping the gun just a little bit? But then again, I guess it’s never too early to start, so here are some of my favorite tech toys for gadget boys. Okay, for gadget girls too! I’m sure some RVer […]

Warm Is Good!

 Posted by at 12:54 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 022011
 

We could have spent weeks exploring Savannah, but we were expected in Florida, so about 11 a.m. yesterday morning we left Hardeeville RV Park, just across the state line in South Carolina, and hit the road for our final run to Titusville. When we pulled onto Interstate 95, I told Miss Terry that I didn’t […]

A Four Hour Day

 Posted by at 12:06 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 012011
 

Yesterday was an easy traveling day for us, just four hours. We hardly had time to get our Cummins diesel engine warmed up! As I wrote in yesterday’s blog, I wasn’t sure where we were headed, either to the Lake Minden NACO campground a little north of Sacramento, or the Russian River NACO, near Cloverdale. […]

My Little Dynamo

 Posted by at 12:28 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 182011
 

Running the world’s only nationally distributed RV publication, (or any publication that I know of) that is produced 100% on the road, requires a lot of high tech equipment, from digital cameras, to laptop computers, to wireless internet air cards, and cellular telephones. But if I had to name the one thing that contributes to […]

Road Trip To Show Low

 Posted by at 12:06 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 022011
 

It had been way too long since we we had seen my daughter Tiffany and her family, so yesterday morning Terry and I were up bright and early for a road trip to our old hometown of Show Low, Arizona. We left the Verde Valley Thousand Trails preserve about 9:30 and followed State Route 260 […]

Mar 172011
 

In yesterday’s blog, I wrote about how my buddy Greg White wouldn’t take me to Dairy Queen for my requisite sweet treat, and I have to say that I was rather dismayed when one reader made a post to Greg’s blog, congratulating him for holding fast, and even suggesting he feed me a rice cake! […]

A Lazy Day

 Posted by at 4:10 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 212010
 

Yesterday was a much needed lazy day for us, after our week at the RV show. We slept in, then didn’t do much of anything all day long. Terry did a couple of loads of laundry, we checked e-mail, cruised the internet, watched TV, and I napped for a while on the couch.  We needed […]

Tire Trouble

 Posted by at 7:03 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 082010
 

I closed yesterday’s blog by telling you we had tire troubles. Here’s the story: From the time we left Gilroy Tuesday morning, until the time we arrived at the the Emigrant Trail Museum in Truckee that afternoon, one of our inside dual tires had lost over 35 pounds of air. This is the same problem […]

Jun 182010
 

I’ve said many times before that saying goodbye is the hardest part of the fulltime RV lifestyle. Yesterday evening when we took our leave from my daughter Tiffany and her family, we all had tears in our eyes. Seven year old granddaughter Hailey clung to us until we almost had to pry her arms loose, […]

South To Tucson

 Posted by at 7:05 am  Nick's Blog
May 052010
 

We pulled out of Juniper Ridge RV Resort about 9:30 yesterday morning, drove twelve miles  in to Show Low, and then followed U.S. Highway 60 south 48 miles across the White Mountain Apache Reservation to the Salt River Canyon, a dramatic chasm that folks here in Arizona refer to as the “Other Grand Canyon.”  The […]

Apr 042010
 

We had originally planned to stay in Kingman, Arizona until Monday, visiting my old friend Mike Howard. But a combination of Mike not feeling very well, terrible cell phone and internet service, and a scheduling mix up changed our plans. We had been in contact with the marketing folks at the Grand Canyon Railway in […]

Technical Woes

 Posted by at 6:42 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 182010
 

We were up way too early again yesterday morning, a habit that I am going to start working very hard to break. But we had reservations at the Thousand Trails in Las Vegas, and the person I spoke to on the telephone there advised us to try to arrive mid to late morning for the […]

Mar 172010
 

Yesterday morning we left the Yuma County Fairgrounds, our home for the last several weeks, and drove 85 miles north on U.S. Highway 95 to Quartzsite, with Greg and Jan White following us in their American Eagle. They had never been to this part of Arizona, so I played tour guide on the handheld radio, […]