The Big Bang

 Posted by at 12:34 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 042022
 

We have always been fans of the television sitcom The Big Bang Theory, about a group of science nerds trying to adapt to life in the real world. But a few days ago, we came way too close to having our own Big Bang, and not in a good way. We have a large stainless […]

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 […]

Terry Tries VR!

 Posted by at 12:10 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 312022
 

When I ordered my Oculus Quest virtual reality headset, Terry thought it was probably interesting but seemed content to let me experiment with VR and tell her about it. She tried on the headset the first day I received it, but I didn’t know enough about the controls to show her how to accomplish anything […]

Enough Already!

 Posted by at 12:22 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 312022
 

It has been very cold here in Central Florida. Cold enough that we had to cover our citrus trees for the last three nights because temperatures got down below freezing. It’s so cold that iguanas have literally been falling out of the trees. That’s no joke. They go into some kind of a cold stupor […]

Jan 292022
 

In my first Car Sales Stories blog post, Learning The Lingo, I explained many of the terms used in the automobile business, including the Turn. As I explained then, there are times when a customer and salesperson just cannot connect for whatever reason, so the salesperson will “turn” them to another salesperson and they split […]

The Lou-Z-Boy Blues

 Posted by at 12:45 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 282022
 

In a blog post a few days ago I told you that the powered headrest on my La-Z-Boy recliner had stopped working. I called their service department and was referred to the extended warranty company, who said they would send out a replacement motor, and when it arrived I would have to call again to […]

A Busy Week

 Posted by at 12:47 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 272022
 

It’s been a busy week for us, and we’re not done yet. On Monday we had appointments at LabCorp to get blood draws for routine upcoming appointments with our primary care doctor. The lab is only a couple of miles from the house, and we were in and out pretty quickly. Like every place seems […]

Reviews Good And Bad

 Posted by at 12:10 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 152021
 

Getting an e-mail like this, especially from someone like retired police officer TW Robinson, who wrote The Retirement, will make any author’s day: “I am almost done with Dog’s Run. I can see why you are a bestselling author. To date, this is one of the best books I have ever read. I love the […]

Nov 142021
 

I have really been slacking off in the writing department lately. I started Big Lake Ranger, my 5th book for this year, on September 30th, and I should be wrapping it up by now and looking at a publishing date. But between keeping busy with some medical and technical issues and more than a little […]

Getting Technical

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 132021
 

I spent yesterday getting technical. Yeah, right, we both know I have as much chance of doing that as I do getting skinny, don’t we? But I do have my moments now and then, believe it or not. Maybe I’m paranoid, and that’s possible since we have been burglarized twice, once coming back to our […]

Veterans Day

 Posted by at 12:37 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 112021
 

Well, it’s here again. Veteran’s Day. The day when we’re all supposed to honor our nation’s veterans and thank them for their service. As a veteran myself, I appreciate it when people thank me for my time in uniform, but I didn’t do it for any thanks then or down the road someday. I joined […]