I Need A Play Day!

 Posted by at 12:58 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 262017

I knocked out 5,000 words in my current book on Tuesday, and another 1500 words yesterday. I’m just under 18,000 words in the last four days. It’s coming along very well but I’m going to need a play day pretty soon. You know what they say about all work and no play.

So I think in the next couple of days we may take off and go up to Saint Augustine for the day. It’s one of our favorite cities, and we love all the history and charm of that beautiful old town. Our friend Jim hasn’t been there yet, and we’re looking forward to introducing him.

Of course, the weatherman may throw a monkey wrench into our plans if we don’t go in the next couple of days. We’ve got another cold front coming through this weekend, and it’s supposed to be down in the 50s by early next week.

Speaking of books, look what the UPS man delivered yesterday. A big box full of the new printed editions of Big Lake Abduction, Big Lake Celebration, Return to Dog’s Run, and Stillborn Armadillos. They are available now on Amazon.

While I was busy writing, Terry was busy, too. One day she made a big batch of her delicious cinnamon rolls, one of my favorite treats. She makes them from scratch, let’s the dough rise overnight, and trust me, they are just about the best thing you will ever taste.

She’s also been busy weaving, something she’s missed in the last three months or so that we’ve been busy getting settled into the new house.

Then yesterday, she and Jim repaired a leaky faucet in our bathroom sink. And as if that weren’t enough to accomplish in one week, for dinner last night, she made incredible pork tenderloin sandwiches! Jim is supposed to close on his house and start moving in next week, but after dinner last night he asked if he could just stay here and suggested we could adopt him.

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for a new Free Drawing and we’ve got a great prize this week. Jim O’Briant has donated a one year subscription to www.OvernightRVParking.com. This is a great resource for RVers, listing well over 13,000 free places where you can park overnight. It’s a $24.95 value and it could be yours free if you’re our lucky winner. To enter, all you have to do is click on this Free Drawing link or the tab at the top of this page and enter your name in the comments section at the bottom of that page (not this one). Only one entry per person per drawing please, and you must enter with your real name. To prevent spam or multiple entries, the names of cartoon or movie characters are not allowed. The winner will be drawn Sunday evening.

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