Bats In The Belfry

 Posted by at 1:03 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 312024
 

You never know what you’re going to run into on any project. I had a mechanic friend who once told me that every thirty-minute job is just one stuck bolt away from a three-day ordeal. When Travis and I were tearing out the extra room in the barn on Monday, we ran into something we […]

Measuring Up

 Posted by at 1:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 222023
 

When it comes to being able to do manly things like using tools, home or auto maintenance, or repairing something, I will be the first to admit that I do not measure up. I never have had any kind of mechanical ability. I remember when I first got my first car, one of the “cool” […]

Number Challenged

 Posted by at 12:25 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 212023
 

Somewhere back in my formative years when you were supposed to learn such things, I apparently skipped school on the day boys were taught about numbers. I don’t mean math, though I was never good at that either, but rather how to recognize the sizes of things. Okay, ladies, stop it. That’s not what I […]

Jul 012018
 

The first time I heard the above saying was at a high school football game, when the home team was down and it looked like they were going to be out. The coach told his players they had to do something big if they wanted to pull off a win, and they had nothing to […]

Jun 082010
 

With summer finally here, a lot of us who have been sitting still much of the winter are hitting the road, and weekend warriors are getting their RVs ready for vacations and summer camping trips. RVs are complex machines, and while I am far from a technical person, even I am capable of taking a […]

Jun 192009
 

I spent most of yesterday doing the same thing I’ve been doing all week – working on the new issue of the Gypsy Journal. So I was ready for a break when Al Hesselbart from the RV Hall of Fame Museum stopped over in the afternoon for a visit. While we were talking, Al mentioned […]