May 032024
 

Yesterday was interesting in more than one way. Soon after we got up, I took Alli out in the front yard so I could stay in the shaded porch and throw her ball to her. I also gave her a couple of turkey necks, her favorite treat. While we were out there, a county pickup […]

Wet And Soggy

 Posted by at 12:55 am  Nick's Blog
May 212023
 

A few days ago, Travis and Geli came over and helped me get the mid-mount mower out from under my Kubota tractor and the brush hog mower attached to the three-point hitch on the back of the tractor. Getting everything lined up for the three hitch connections was a challenge, and then, as always, hooking […]

Timed It Right

 Posted by at 12:55 am  Nick's Blog
May 182023
 

Yesterday started with a visit from a nice gentleman named Lamar, who operates an exterminating service called Pest Man. I had been referred to him by longtime reader Donald Hann, who lives in nearby Reform, when I mentioned the carpenter bees that were boring holes in a rocking chair on our front porch as well […]

That’s 52!

 Posted by at 12:35 am  Nick's Blog
May 172023
 

Yesterday afternoon I finished A Changing World, the fifth book in my Tinder Street family saga and my 52nd book overall. It came in at 96,753 words. Terry edited and proofread the last four chapters, and after making her corrections, I sent it off to Judy and Roberta to be proofread again. I hope to […]