Oct 252019
 

Before I do anything else, I want to wish our dear friend Jan White a happy birthday. When we were fulltime RVers we had many adventures with Jan and her husband Greg from coast to coast. And they were very instrumental in making our Gypsy Journal rallies a success. Whatever needed doing, anything from collecting […]

Holiday Q&A

 Posted by at 12:48 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 162018
 

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. I know that you and Terry taught for Life on Wheels for many […]

Gypsy Journal FAQs

 Posted by at 12:57 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 252015
 

Five years ago I wrote a blog on frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Gypsy Journal. We get some questions over and over about how we produce the paper, and why we do things the way we do. So I thought I’d update it and give it another shot. Here are some of our most […]

I Broke Florida

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 232014
 

I have a not undeserved reputation for bringing bad weather with me wherever I go. Did you ever see that old movie The Rainmaker? Burt Lancaster was conning drought-stricken farmers, promising to make it rain, a promise he could not deliver on. I don’t charge a penny, but I’m starting to think maybe I could […]

Pitt Bulls Prohibited

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 052014
 

There is an ongoing thread in the Living The RV Dream Facebook group about RV parks that do not allow pitt bulls, Rottweilers, and other dog breeds that are considered aggressive. I wasn’t surprised that the thread got a lot of comments and raised a lot of emotions, but it also revealed just how short-sighted […]

We Had To Go Back

 Posted by at 2:01 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 022014
 

I want to start today’s blog by wishing my mother-in-law Bess a happy birthday. I’m sorry we can’t be there with you on your special day, Bess, but we’ll see you soon. In the meantime, we’re sending you lots of love and virtual hugs. Sometimes when we are working we just seem to lose all […]

Jan 272014
 

Congratulations to Jim Hamm, this week’s winner of our drawing for an audiobook of Birdsongs, by Jason Deas. We had 164 entries this time around, and stay tuned, because a new contest starts Wednesday! They say time speeds up as you get older and if that’s true I must be around a thousand years old […]

I Broke Yuma (Again)

 Posted by at 2:40 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 252014
 

I have a reputation for bringing bad weather with me wherever I go, and I’ve done it again. I broke Yuma. And this isn’t the first time I’ve done it. A couple of years ago we were holding one of our Gypsy Journal rallies at the fairgrounds here, and the city got more than its […]

Jan 092014
 

Since we only had a few miles to go, we were in no hurry yesterday morning. We checked e-mail, read our usual blogs, and puttered around for a while, then I went outside to dump our holding tanks and unplug our campground utilities. We hooked the Explorer to our Blue Ox tow bar and left […]