Jun 022019
 

As I wrote in yesterday’s blog, we had planned to stay home on Friday so I could get some writing done and Miss Terry could get back to her latest long-delayed weaving project. But then we ran out to do a couple of errands and the day got away from us. So we didn’t accomplish […]

May 262019
 

I am no kind of hero, and though people who know me might disagree, for the most part I’m relatively sane and mentally stable. But there have been times and places in my life when things happened that that gave me the heebie-jeebies and made my skin crawl. Let me tell you about one of […]

Honoring Fallen Lawmen

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 182016
 

Note: This article appeared in the November-December 2003 issue of the Gypsy Journal. It may not be the largest or most well-known monument in Washington, D.C., but the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is certainly a moving tribute to the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their communities. In America, a […]

Test Drive

 Posted by at 5:06 am  Nick's Blog
May 192009
 

It’s a good thing that we don’t spend more time with Terry’s cousin Carolyn and her husband Mel because it’s really hard on my waistline. Yesterday, Carolyn made Mel a chocolate cake, and I just could not in good conscience let him do to his skinny little body what I’ve done to mine, so I […]

May 112009
 

A few days ago I posted a blog with photos of RVs damaged by a tornado that hit the NACO Natchez Trace campground near Hohenwald, Tennessee. That wasn’t Mother Nature’s only assault on the RV world lately. On Friday another nasty storm, accompanied by a tornado, tore through Saint Francois State Park near Bonne Terre, […]

Apr 232009
 

Regular blog readers may remember a post I wrote on February 27 titled Just Shut Up, in which I said that sometimes silence is, indeed, golden. A Gypsy Journal reader at the Affinity rally said he learned that while in Albuquerque. He said that when he arrived at the rally grounds it was late in […]