Not One Word

 Posted by at 12:25 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 142023
 

In yesterday’s blog, I told you that the weatherman said the next few days are supposed to be very stormy, which was fine with me because I would have time to get some writing done in my new Big Lake book. He lied, and I lied. Though we had some rain before dawn, it had […]

May 302023
 

Terry has put a lot of work into her garden, both the plants on the ground and in her raised Vego planting beds, and she is starting to see some of the fruits of her labor. While we were working out in the garden yesterday, we spotted quite a few little green tomatoes. What? You […]

Paying The Price

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
May 082023
 

I have been around long enough to know that there’s no free lunch. Everything in life comes with a price tag, and yesterday Terry and I were paying the price for all of the work we did in the garden the day before. We were feeling some aches and pains when we went to bed […]

She Cooks, Too!

 Posted by at 12:45 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 242023
 

In case any of you have been hiding under a rock and don’t know, in addition to all of the things she does around the house, from installing microwave ovens and splash guards to hanging window blinds, putting together bar stools, and gardening, Miss Terry cooks, too. And that’s what she did most of yesterday, […]

Mar 302023
 

You know the old saying, if you don’t like the weather wait 5 minutes? That seems to be the case here in Alabama this time of year. A couple of days ago I told you that it got so warm that Terry had to turn on the air conditioning. Then yesterday it was so darn […]

Mar 272023
 

Our son Travis has been a bad influence on Terry. There was a time when she was a mild-mannered weaver/crocheter/spinner who was happy being surrounded by fibers of every color. But since we moved here to Alabama, Travis has convinced her that she needs to be a farmer, so now she’s constantly talking about fertilizers, […]

Melrose

 Posted by at 12:28 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 162018
 

Lavish plantation homes are the symbol of the antebellum South and throughout the region stretching from Georgia to Mississippi, many fine examples of these old homes have been lovingly preserved and restored. While some remain in private hands, serving as homes or bed and breakfast operations, others are owned by historic preservation organizations that open […]