Bad Timing

 Posted by at 12:30 am  Nick's Blog
May 042024
 

Terry and I wanted to get some mowing done yesterday and figured we would wait until the late afternoon or early evening to get started, when it had cooled down a bit. That’s the great thing about this time of year, it stays light longer. I figured that in the meantime I would do some […]

Chips And Banana Bread

 Posted by at 12:25 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 022023
 

Sounds like a good snack, doesn’t it? Read on, you might be wrong. 😊 The other day I told you about trying out the new DK2 wood chipper and being impressed with the way it worked. By the time I finished, I had a pretty nice pile of wood chips. Now what to do with […]

Jul 152023
 

I don’t want this blog to become a forum for political debate. There’s enough of that all over the Internet these days. But way back when I was a youngster and volunteered to join the Army, there were a couple of things that really ticked me off. Among them was that at 18 years old […]

A Lot Going On

 Posted by at 1:18 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 072023
 

We have a lot going on that has been keeping us very busy. I’ve already told you about our new pets, and there’s no question about it, they have taken up a lot of our time as they adjust to living with us and we adjust to living with them. But it’s all been fun. […]

Sep 232020
 

As I have said several times here in the blog, it seems that when storms come to our area, they usually split and go just a little bit north and/or a little bit south of us. They can have a downpour two or three miles up the road in either direction, and we’re sitting here […]

The Halfway Point

 Posted by at 12:09 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 182020
 

Writing and storytelling have always come naturally to me, so while I know authors who complain about writer’s block, it’s not something I’ve ever experienced myself. That may be because of my years in the small town newspaper business, where you had to get an edition out on the street, and you couldn’t fill it […]

Sep 052019
 

As I write this, a little before midnight on Wednesday, I keep thinking about the fact that when I wrote my blog 24 hours ago, Hurricane Dorian was bearing down on us and we didn’t know what the night might bring. What it brought was a lot of wind and a lot of rain, but […]