Thursday Q&A

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 012019
 

I’m back with more questions from blog readers about RVing, what’s happening in our lives since we hung up the keys, and all kinds of other things. While I try to answer all questions individually, I also share some here occasionally. Q. In January we purchased a new 2019 Fleetwood Discovery 44 foot diesel motorhome […]

Fulltimer FAQs

 Posted by at 1:34 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 202019
 

At every seminar I did on fulltime RVing at rallies and shows nationwide, I always got the same questions from new and want to be fulltimers, and I get the same questions by email all the time. So today I thought I would try to answer some of them for you. How much does it […]

This Month’s Q&A

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 252018
 

I get a lot of questions from blog readers about RVing, what’s happening in our lives since we hung up the keys, writing and self-publishing, and all kinds of other things. While I try to answer all of them individually, sometimes I also share some here. Q. At one of your rallies in Ohio there […]

Nov 102017
 

Miss Terry has been keeping the folks at the post office busy, sending out refund checks for the unused portions of people’s subscriptions to the Gypsy Journal. If you were a subscriber, please e-mail me your current mailing address at Editor@gypsyjournal.net so we can process your refund. We have been amazed at how many people have […]

Aug 242017
 

If you are hanging out on the Texas Gulf Coast right now you should probably either hit the road or batten down the hatches because you’re gonna get wet! The weatherman here in Florida says tropical depression Harvey is headed toward the Texas coast and very likely will increase in strength before it gets there […]

No Room At The Inn

 Posted by at 12:49 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 062017
 

I got an email yesterday from a blog reader asking me if I had read an article on the RVtravel.com website saying that due to the dramatic increase in the number of RVers on the road these days, the spontaneous road trip is pretty much a thing of the past. The article showed pictures used […]

Nov 252016
 

In Wednesday’s blog we discussed ways RVers can make money with a computer as they travel the country. Here is a second helping of ways that different RVers we know or have met are earning a full or part time income with their computers. Affiliate Marketing – There are many different affiliate marketing websites online […]

Jul 022016
 

It sounds like we are in a war zone here in northern Indiana. There have been fireworks going off all over the place for several days now, and it will probably continue into Tuesday. They are legal here and folks are having a great time setting them off. They don’t really bother me, though I […]

Back In The Wind

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 142015
 

Between bad weather over the weekend and working on writing and weaving projects, we’ve been cooped up inside the motorhome for too long so yesterday we needed to get out for a while. Our first stop was at the Ranger station, where I needed to pick up our parking pass for our extra week. That […]

Plugging Away At It

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
May 242015
 

We always try to stay at home and off the crowded streets and highways on holiday weekends, which is what we have been doing. Except for a trip to the dumpster I didn’t leave the motorhome all day yesterday. I spent most of the time plugging away at the new issue of the Gypsy Journal, […]

Just Ballast

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 242014
 

The most productive thing I did yesterday was to just add ballast to planet Earth to help it maintain its orbit in space. If a traffic cop would have come along and marked me with chalk, I’m sure I would have been towed away because I didn’t move for hours. I’m surprised Terry didn’t hold […]

Oct 132014
 

Note: We are revisiting some of our favorite old places that we’ve been to before, and sharing some of their stories again from our previous visits. At the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort, we found an impressive collection of nautical exhibits that tell the story of North Carolina’s seafaring past, and how it has […]

Oct 122014
 

Note: We are revisiting some of our favorite old places that we’ve been before, and sharing some of their stories again from our previous visits. As most regular readers know, Terry and I enjoy exploring old cemeteries. Whenever you think your life is rough, just spend an hour or so wandering through a cemetery reading […]

Unresolved Conflicts

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 112014
 

In a blog about being two-gether that I wrote few months ago, I said that communication and compromise are necessary to work out problems in any relationship, and especially for an RVing couple. I think that many times problems arise because someone doesn’t understand what their partner needs or wants, and this may be because […]

Two In One Week

 Posted by at 12:10 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 102014
 

I crossed two things off my bucket list this week. Well, at least 1½. First, I had a #1 book on Amazon, and yesterday I caught a saltwater fish from a pier. How many of us get to accomplish two milestones in such a short time? While bridges scare me, for some weird reason I […]

Oct 092014
 

We thought about staying at North River Campground near Shawboro, North Carolina longer because we really liked the campground and I would have liked to have toured the Museum of the Albemarle in nearby Elizabeth City. But they are having their annual seafood festival this week and we didn’t have advance reservations, so it was […]

Sep 092014
 

It’s no secret that I love books, both reading and writing them. Even with the wealth of knowledge available on the internet, there are still a lot of great RVing books that should be on your bookshelf, or in Kindle. And even with a gazillion apps for RVers, there are times when you can’t get […]

Frugal Vs Cheap

 Posted by at 2:56 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 012014
 

There is frugal and then there is cheap, and there is a difference between the two. I wrote a book called The Frugal RVerto help RVers save money on the road. We publish guides to free campgrounds, fairgrounds with RV camping, and casino camping. Taking advantage of these opportunities is being frugal. And then there’s […]

RV Trip Planning

 Posted by at 2:33 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 172013
 

I’ve been in love with maps since I was a little kid. I remember that my dad always kept half a dozen gas station roadmaps in the glove compartment of his car and I would spend a lot of time looking at them, reading strange names of far off exciting places like Des Moines, Wichita, […]