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Gypsy Journal RV: Another project done

(May 21, 2018) -- My goal on Thursday was to get another 5,000 words done on my new Big Lake book since I’m behind schedule and trying to catch up. But it always seems like when I’m in a situation like that the gremlins go to work overtime. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: A great unplanned day

(May 15, 2018) -- We were supposed to get a lot of rain yesterday and since we have been busy for several days in a row, Terry and I decided to just have a laid-back stay-at-home do-nothing day. That was the plan. But you know what they always say – if you want to hear God laugh, just make plans. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: It’s going to take some work

(May 14, 2018) -- In yesterday’s blog I told you about my plan to sink some lengths of 4-inch diameter thick-walled PVC into the ground at the edge of a ditch that borders our property to help form a rough seawall to stop erosion and to give us something against which to put in some fill dirt to reclaim what we’ve lost already. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: Not really honey do’s

(May 7, 2018) -- I had some projects around the house to keep me busy. Some guys would call them honey do’s, but since Miss Terry is the honey that does most of the work around here, they weren’t really that. And besides, she helped me with them. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: Paltaka’s haunted antique shop

(May 4, 2018) -- In yesterday’s blog I told you about our visit to the friendly little town of Palatka, Florida, where we spent some time admiring the many murals that adorn the downtown buildings and exploring the charming North Historic District, with its many beautiful old homes. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: Back to the basics

(May 1, 2018) -- We always enjoy finding unique places to visit, whether they be oddball museums, historic sites, bizarre roadside attractions, or businesses that defy the logic that only big box stores can survive in today’s economy. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: Bamahenge – Droids in Alabama

(April 27, 2017) -- I know I’m dating myself, but as a kid I had a nifty device known as a View-Master, into which you put round cardboard disks that contained color images and when you looked through the viewfinder, you had a 3-D stereoscopic view. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: The things you see

(April 25, 2018) -- I’ve heard it said many times that to be a good writer you have to be observant of the world around you, and I think that’s probably true. I’ve always been a people watcher. I can remember as a kid seeing someone at the grocery store or walking down the street or wherever, and making up stories in my head about who they were and what they were doing. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: It’s been way to long

(April 20, 2018) -- When we were searching for our retirement home, we knew it had to be in a community located close to the beach. The beach is our place to go and let our souls relax from the cares of the world. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: There is no number

(April 19, 2018) -- One of the most frequent questions I get from new and wannabe fulltime RVers is, how much does it cost to be a fulltimer? I can’t answer that question for them because there is no number that is accurate. No one-size-fits-all, plan your budget this way and you’ll be fine number. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: A bunch of birthdays

(April 18, 2018) -- Before I do anything else today, I want to wish my daughter Tiffany a very happy birthday. This is a special birthday to us because early last July Tiffany’s heart stopped beating and she collapsed. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: The haunted wagon train

(April 17, 2018) -- Over the years untold numbers of travelers have stopped to read the sign, but not many of them know the story behind the marker – the story of the dead man who led a wagon train of settlers through Indian Territory along the Oregon Trail to the coast of what would one day become Washington state. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: Kayaks and RVing

(April 13, 2018) -- For active RVers who enjoy nature and a little bit of adventure, kayaking is one of the best activities you can consider. Paddling is great exercise and we have done it everywhere from the Gulf of Mexico to the Florida Keys to Midwest lakes and rivers. Read More »

Gypsy Journal RV: Bigfoot and UFOs

(April 11, 2018) -- I get a lot of email every day, and a lot of those emails are from people who have questions about the RV lifestyle. What kind of RV should I buy? Is gas or diesel better in a motorhome? How do I get mail? What state should I choose for my legal domicile? I get asked one of those at least once a week, along with many other RV-related questions. Read More »