There Must Be A Reason

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 142019
 

There is an old saying that everything happens for a reason. I might add that sometimes you need to listen to reason. I once got an e-mail from a gentleman asking my advice about an RV purchase. He wanted to buy a motorhome that he said was an excellent deal, $35,000 less than any comparable […]

RVing Is Hard Work

 Posted by at 12:10 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 182018
 

The other day I received an email from somebody who was telling me that they were totally unprepared for how much work is involved in the RV lifestyle. They weren’t talking about workamping or making a living on the road. Their revelation was about how much goes into traveling in an RV; packing the rig […]

Yes, More Q&A

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 222017
 

I get a lot of questions from Gypsy Journal subscribers and blog readers, and while I try to answer all of them individually, occasionally I like to share some with the folks here. Here are some of the latest. Q. Instead of selling your RV, have you considered donating it to a charity and taking […]

I See The Light!

 Posted by at 12:45 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 212017
 

After writing about the couple who were offered a workcamping position in Branson, Missouri that was far from equitable, I received some questions from blog readers about workamping. One was how hard is it to find workcamping jobs, and where do you look for them? One of the best resources around is Workamper News. In […]

Such A Deal!

 Posted by at 12:35 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 182017
 

I got an email from a blog reader yesterday who said he and his wife are brand-new fulltimers and looking for their first workamping opportunity. He wanted to run a job offer by me to see what I thought of it, because while the campground manager was telling him what a great deal it was, […]

More Q&A

 Posted by at 12:35 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 112017
 

Last month I shared ten questions from Gypsy Journal subscribers and blog readers that I have received Q. Do you and Terry plan to do any traveling this year, and if so, where will you go? A. Yes, we will definitely be traveling, though we don’t have any set schedule at this point. We will […]

Nov 192016
 

Note: I first posted this blog in January, 2013, based upon my book Work Your Way Across The USA and the seminar by the same name I present at RV rallies coast to coast. Since I hear from a lot of RVers looking for ways to make money on the road, I thought we would […]

Spring Cleaning

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

Sometimes I wonder how two people who live in a 40 foot motorhome can accumulate so much stuff, but somehow we manage to do it. And every so often we have to go through everything and declutter. It’s that time of year, and Miss Terry has been doing some spring cleaning, throwing out stuff and […]

Not Doing Much

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 232015
 

Except for going up to the hot tub and soaking for a little bit most evenings, we have not been doing much. I have spent a lot of time just sitting on the couch reading, occasionally logging onto the Internet to check email or things on Facebook, and watching television. I really haven’t had much […]

Giving Something Back

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

We’ve known many fulltime RVers who work or run small businesses on the road, others who workamp at RV parks, and plenty who keep busy exploring new territory, visiting with friends, following their hobbies, or just relaxing under the awning with a cold drink. We also know many fulltimers and snowbirds who don’t need the […]

BJs and Beaches

 Posted by at 12:38 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 022015
 

Except for the first couple of days we were here in Florence, most of the time it has been cold, with a lot of clouds and fog. Since we were spending so much time here at home getting the most recent issue of the Gypsy Journal in the mail, and then dealing with the leaks […]

May 112015
 

Who are these modern day gypsies who spend their lives on the road? What prompted them to leave their former homes and communities for a life on wheels? Each week we will introduce you to some of the fulltime RVers we meet in our travels and those who read this blog. Professional boxers and fulltime […]

Mar 172015
 

Who are these modern day gypsies who spend their lives on the road? What prompted them to leave their former homes and communities for a life on wheels? Each week we will introduce you to some of the fulltime RVers we meet in our travels and those who read this blog. Fulltime RVers come to […]

Mar 112015
 

Who are these modern day gypsies who spend their lives on the road? What prompted them to leave their former homes and communities for a life on wheels? Each week we will introduce you to some of the fulltime RVers we meet in our travels and those who read this blog. JC and Beverly Webber […]

Mar 052015
 

Who are these modern day gypsies who spend their lives on the road? What prompted them to leave their former homes and communities for a life on wheels? Each week we will introduce you to some of the fulltime RVers we meet in our travels and those who read this blog. Once upon a time, […]

Jan 312015
 

Who are these modern day gypsies who spend their lives on the road? What prompted them to leave their former homes and communities for a life on wheels? Each week we will introduce you to some of the fulltime RVers we meet in our travels and those who read this blog. Fulltime RVers are resilient […]

Just Ballast

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 242014
 

The most productive thing I did yesterday was to just add ballast to planet Earth to help it maintain its orbit in space. If a traffic cop would have come along and marked me with chalk, I’m sure I would have been towed away because I didn’t move for hours. I’m surprised Terry didn’t hold […]

Sep 112014
 

Yesterday was a working day for us, but when you have a job like ours, working is a lot of fun so we weren’t complaining at all. We drove into Fredericksburg hoping to visit some of the historic sites there for inclusion in a future issue of the Gypsy Journal. If you like history as […]

Aug 112014
 

I spent most of the weekend working on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal, and by the time I knocked off last night, I had gotten a lot accomplished. I should be on track to make our deadline for the printer with no problem. Actually, I did take some time away from the keyboard […]

Yes, More Yarn

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 082014
 

Wednesday the water was out in the C loop here at the Hershey Thousand Trails because somebody ran over a water bib and broke it. When we woke up yesterday morning the power was out in the whole park and they had also shut off the water until the power came back on. So basically, […]