Oct 242018

He was a simple man, a hardworking husband and father who loved his family, took great pride in his job, and died doing what he knew best. Yet Casey Jones became an American folk hero the likes of Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and Johnny Appleseed; along with mythical heroes like Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill. […]

Nov 042016

Note: The story was first published in the May-June 2011 issue of the Gypsy Journal. In the small west Texas town of Pecos, we toured the West of the Pecos Museum, a place I’ve wanted to visit for years, and I’m glad we finally made the time to do so. Housed in the old Orient […]


 Posted by at 1:59 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 102014

Did you ever see those plastic cones they put around a dog’s head to keep it from getting someplace it shouldn’t be biting or licking? I kind of feel that way right now. We were up by 6:30 yesterday morning, which is an ungodly hour even if it’s 80 degrees outside and you’re going to […]