Apr 012022

When I woke up yesterday mornin, my lower back was really hurting me, so after having a light breakfast and whining and moaning for a while, I went out to the garage and hung on my Teeter inversion table for a few minutes. It’s amazing what that thing can do for me! When I got off of it my back felt much more flexible, and my comfort level had increased considerably.

With my sniveling out of the way, I parked myself at my desk and started working on my new Tinder Street book. By the end of the day, I had added another 5,500 words, bringing my total word count to over 100,000 for the book. With any luck at all, I should be able to finish it today, which will be two months to the day from when I started. Not too bad for a lazy fat guy, is it?

And, of course, as I have told you happens so often, my darned characters came up with something else I didn’t see coming and opened up a whole new storyline for future books in this series. My son-in-law Kenny asked daughter Tiffany how it’s possible for that to happen when I’m writing a book. I think she told him she doesn’t know either. Her dad is just weird.

I knocked off just in time for an amazing dinner Miss Terry had prepared. She made me shrimp Alfredo, accented with fresh parsley and basil from her AeroGardren. I don’t even have to tell you how good it tasted. You can see for yourself.

Terry went a different route with her dinner, making a shrimp salad with lettuce from her AeroGarden, along with avocado, red pepper, cucumber, fresh mushrooms, and shredded cheddar cheese. I avoid those kinds of veggies as much as I can, but she assured me it was delicious, and who am I to disagree?

And finally, here’s a chuckle to start your day from the collection of funny signs we see in our travels and that our readers share with us.

Be sure to enter our latest Free Drawing. This week’s prize is an audiobook of Watching Over Me: A Psychological Thriller, the first book in the heart-racing Crime After Crime series by M.K. Farrar and M.A. Comley. Trust me, this British crime writing duo know how to keep readers on the edge of their seats from the first page to the last! To enter, click on this Free Drawing link or the tab at the top of this page and enter your name (first and last) 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. Note: Due to the high shipping cost of printed books and Amazon restrictions on e-books to foreign countries, only entries with US addresses and e-mail addresses are allowed.

Thought For The Day What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Either that or it mutates and tries again.

Nick Russell

World-Famous, New York Times Best Selling Author, and All-Around Nice Guy!

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