Tuskegee Airmen

 Posted by at 12:33 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 312019
 

Imagine being a young person who wants to serve your country in time of war. Imagine having to fight just to enlist, and then proudly wearing your uniform to town on your first pass and having people curse you, spit on you, and throw things at you. How would that make you feel about the […]

Homeward Bound

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 172019
 

We spent five days in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with my son Travis and his wife Geli, touring the area for blog fodder and introducing people at libraries and stores to my books. But all good things must come to an end, and before we knew it was time to head home to Florida. We left Wednesday […]

Jun 152019
 

It had been way too long since we had seen my son Travis and his pretty wife Geli, so we decided a road trip was in order to remedy that situation. What the heck, any road trip anywhere is always fun, right? On Thursday, the 6th, I had an appointment with the doctor in Deland, […]

Mar 042014
 

Occasionally when I have nothing new to share with you, I will recycle an old story from a previous issue of the Gypsy Journal to give you an idea of some of the interesting things we have seen in our travels. This article was first published in our July-August, 2007 issue. Before the advent of […]

Silver Wings

 Posted by at 12:46 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 232012
 

For years I’ve heard about the National Air Force Museum at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, and it has been on our bucket list. Yesterday, we got to cross it off. We rode into Dayton with Greg and Jan and stopped at the Wright Brothers bicycle shop and museum, which are part of […]