Oct 302021
 

It’s been a while since I posted anything about my days as a small town newspaper publisher in the Pacific Northwest and in Arizona, but this picture going around on Facebook reminded me of something that happened each year about this time back during those days and I am sure still continues. As most of […]

Back To My Roots

 Posted by at 12:53 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 012020
 

I grew up in a very different world than the one we live in today. Before I was 10 years old I already knew what I wanted to be. Not a jet pilot or an astronaut or a professional baseball player. No. All I ever wanted to be was a newspaperman and to write books. […]

Mar 282018
 

We love a good mystery story, and we found a fascinating one in Elizabeth City, North Carolina; the tale of a beautiful young woman whose death has been shrouded in intrigue for well over one hundred years. Ella Maude “Nell” Cropsey was the daughter of a wealthy merchant who had moved his family from New […]

Nov 152010
 

Sometimes it sucks to be me. Oh, the life of a hard working fulltime RVing newspaper publisher! Will the grind never end? Yesterday I slept in until about 10 a.m., which isn’t really sleeping in for me, because that’s about the time I usually wake up. But Miss Terry wasn’t there to snuggle and cuddle […]

Dec 172009
 

The rain stopped long enough yesterday for us to enjoy mostly blue sky, but the temperature dropped quite a bit, and the next week or so is supposed to be much cooler. I won’t complain about that, it’s still better than we had in Indiana. Now I wish it would just dry out! I have […]