Jan 272020
 

It seems like some days fuel prices are climbing even faster than the mercury in an Arizona thermometer in July. RVers only have two choices, pay it or park it. Most have no intention of getting off the road, but with a little effort and planning, hopefully, we can lessen the impact of today’s outrageous […]

Writing And Weaving

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

We’ve been on the go a lot lately so we spent the weekend at home writing (me) and weaving (Miss Terry). I did nearly 7,000 words on my new Big Lake book and it’s all starting to come together for the wrap up. I never know exactly how many words one of my novels is […]

In The Mail

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 272014
 

Terry worked like a mad woman all weekend and finished up with the last of the envelope stuffing last night. Today we’ll take them to the post office and the new issue of the Gypsy Journal will be in the mail. It always feels good to get that chore behind us. While she was busy […]

Jul 282014
 

I love getting e-mails from RVers and wannabes and I try hard to answer their questions if I can, or else point them in the right direction to get the information they need. But sometimes I get one that just makes me shake my head in wonder at the things people ask. As a cop […]

It’s Done!

 Posted by at 12:36 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 042013
 

It was so cold yesterday that we never poked our noses outside all day long, and even inside with the heat pump and an electric space heater on, I was still chilly in my sweats and comfy Teepee Creeper slippers. Overnight temperatures were down below freezing and made that routine trip to the potty just […]

Down To The Wire

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
May 232012
 

We are down to the wire on our visit to Arizona’s White Mountains and we have been trying hard to squeeze in everything we need to get done before we hit the road later this week. There are several old friends who wanted us to stop by for a visit, but we just ran out […]

A Sign Of The Times?

 Posted by at 12:33 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 262011
 

The mail is done! Yesterday afternoon we dropped off the last tubs of stuffed First Class envelopes at the post office in Elkhart, and shipped off the boxes of papers to the various mail forwarding services our RVing subscribers use. It sure feels good to get that chore behind us! This is issue 74 of […]

The Test Of Time

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 122011
 

Did you ever see those little booklets they sell in gift shops that show you what the popular music, books, and movies were the year you were born, as well as the price of everything from a loaf of bread, to a new car, or a gallon of gasoline? It’s fun to look back and […]

Apr 132011
 

With fuel prices reaching record heights, I am hearing from a lot of RVers who are wondering if they can continue to travel, or who are cutting back on their travels until prices level out. Well, believe it or not, there’s good news, and there’s more good news! The first bit of good news is […]

Pay It Or Park It

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 032011
 

I have been getting a lot of e-mails from RVers who are concerned about the recent upswing in fuel prices and are starting to panic, just like they do every time fuel goes up. Five or six people have told me that they have scrapped their plans to go to Alaska this summer, quite a […]

Feb 152010
 

I spend a lot of hours every day working at my computer, and a lot of that time is spent online, either answering e-mails from our readers, updating my blogs and websites, or researching new places we want to visit to see what kinds of stories I can find there for the Gypsy Journal. But […]

Settling In

 Posted by at 6:28 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 082010
 

We were up early again yesterday morning (do you see a disturbing pattern here?), and left the motorhome at the Apache Junction Elks lodge while we took the van and went scouting for an RV space. The last couple of years, most of the RV parks in Apache Junction and East Mesa have had vacancies […]

Jun 272009
 

Gee, I miss one day of watching the evening news and I miss everything! The war on terrorism is over, the economy is no longer in the toilet, fuel prices are down, stock prices are up, and all of the illegal aliens have gone back south of the border.  It must be true, because every […]