They Come, They Go

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 102015
 

We have been on the go a lot lately, so when we awoke to a heavy overcast yesterday morning, we decided that it would be a good day to stay at home. I had a lot of writing to do and Terry wanted to plan her next weaving project. Except for the fact that we […]

I’ll Be Switched

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 252015
 

As I said the other day, every time an RV goes rolling down the highway it’s subject to earthquake forces as it bounces over potholes and through rough construction zones. So it’s no wonder that things shake loose or break from time to time. A few days ago Terry started a load of laundry and […]

Jun 122015
 

We were awake before 6 a.m. yesterday morning to be ready for the tech at Rocky Mountain Cummins to take our motorhome into the garage at 7:30. Since we are not morning people, we were not thrilled about that. And it’s been our experience at different repair shops over the years that even though they […]

Time Flies

 Posted by at 1:03 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 052014
 

Four years ago today we returned to our motorhome, which was parked at an RV repair shop, and came face to face with an armed burglar. It was a terrifying experience and one that taught us that complacency can get you killed in a hurry. I wrote about the incident in a blog post titled […]

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 […]

Time To Walk Away

 Posted by at 3:05 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 142014
 

I don’t believe that every RV salesman is a liar and a cheat. But the sad fact is that a lot of them are; enough to cast a wide shadow that, unfortunately, sometimes touches the whole industry. I’ve worked in sales over the years, everything from advertising to automobiles, and was successful at all of […]

Last Day In Yuma

 Posted by at 2:21 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 232014
 

We’ve enjoyed our three weeks here in the Yuma Foothills and really appreciate the hospitality of our hosts, Charles and Chris Yust, owners of C&C Marketing and insurance. We’ve had time to rest and relax, to get some work done, and to get to know Charles and Chris better. It’s been fun, but it’s about […]

A Big Butt Chewing!

 Posted by at 2:09 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 132014
 

That’s right, yesterday Dennis Hill got a real butt chewing And it wasn’t just me. Miss Terry, Charles and Chris Yust, and even Dennis’ pretty wife Carol were doing it, too. And it went on for hours! By the time we were all finished, I was surprised he had any butt left! No, Dennis didn’t […]

Jan 282014
 

We spent much of the weekend working on projects here at home, and though I was pretty much parked at my desk for ten or twelve hours, I didn’t get much accomplished. That’s frustrating. I’ve been trying to format two of my e-books, Overlooked Arizonaand Overlooked Florida, for print. Usually that’s not a big deal […]

Dec 232013
 

Congratulations to Marilu Nealy, winner of this week’s drawing for an audiobook of Judy Howard’s COAST TO COAST WITH A CAT AND A GHOST! We had 140 entries in this week’s contest, which is down just a tiny bit, no doubt because a lot of people are busy with holiday shopping and travel. Stay tuned, […]