Close Calls

 Posted by at 12:35 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 172022
 

I was chatting online with an old friend yesterday, a gentleman about my age, and we got to talking about some of the crazy things we did when we were growing up. This was back when we drank out of garden hoses, carried pocket knives and pricked our fingers with the blades and pushed them […]

Pool Boy

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 112019
 

I never did learn to swim, though Miss Terry has taught me enough to get from one side of the shallow end of a swimming pool to the other. But my doctor and chiropractor have both recommended getting in a swimming pool and walking around in chest deep water for a half hour a day. […]

Boy Scout Lessons

 Posted by at 12:15 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 242016
 

Like a lot of kids from my generation, I was a Boy Scout at one time. I enjoyed our weekly troop meetings and camping expeditions. Well, except for one scary incident when our leader took us on a hike across a frozen lake in Ohio. We were halfway across when I fell through the ice. […]

Jul 152009
 

We have enjoyed our week in Muskegon, Michigan but sadly, it’s time to leave and get on down the road. But we sure have had a wonderful time in this friendly lakeside community. We stayed at Fisherman’s Landing, a city owned marina and campground, where our back-in RV site had a concrete pad with picnic […]