Travis To The Rescue

 Posted by at 1:09 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 032023
 

We have come to realize that we didn’t so much stain the deck the other day as painted it with stain. Even yesterday evening it was still tacky in some spots. We live and learn. A blog reader said that we should have been wearing a respirator when using the spray gun, and after reading […]

I Got Stoned

 Posted by at 12:40 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 152023
 

There’s always something going on around our place lately, and yesterday I got stoned. A big dump truck showed up in the early afternoon to drop off 26 tons of large gravel. A lot of it will be used by the crew from ProScape who are installing our French drains, and I will use the […]

Jul 062019
 

Note: This story is from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery II. While we usually think of southern states when we think of Civil War battles, Missouri was actually a hotly contested state and saw many bloody skirmishes. While not the largest battle fought on Missouri soil, one of the most vicious was […]