February Q&A

 Posted by at 12:30 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 252024
 

I’m back with more questions from blog readers about RVing, my writing activities, what’s happening in our lives since we hung up the keys, and all kinds of other things. While I try to answer all questions individually, I also share some here occasionally. Q. Why did you pay the dealer for your tractor’s service […]

I Believe In Karma

 Posted by at 12:30 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 092021
 

So far in my life, I have been a soldier, a small business owner, a small town newspaper publisher, and an author, to name just a few. And while I have enoyed all of those endeavors, in my next life, I want to be a karma deliveryman, serving up both the good and the bad […]

One Tough Patriot

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 072021
 

A monument in Whittemore Park in Arlington, Massachusetts tells the story of a man who was no doubt one of the toughest and bravest soldiers in the American Revolution. Samuel Whittemore, born in 1696 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, was a farmer, patriot, and soldier who is officially recognized as the oldest known Colonial to serve in […]

23 Years Ago

 Posted by at 12:51 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 112020
 

I know that today marks 19 years since the terrible 9/11 terrorist attacks on our nation. We must never forget that terrible day, or to honor those who were lost. 9/11 memorials will be all over the media today, and rightly so. But I want take you back four more years further in the past […]

Remittance Man

 Posted by at 12:11 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 072016
 

I’ve had several job titles in my life. Soldier, cop, entrepreneur, journalist, newspaper publisher, author, public speaker, and a couple I choose to forget. But I think that at 63 years of age, I have finally found my calling. I’m going to become a remittance man. For those of you not familiar with the term, […]

May 262014
 

There is a debt we can never repay, as individuals or as a nation. A debt that continues to grow every minute of every day. It is the debt we all owe to our servicemen and women. There is a popular sentiment that has been floating around a long time that says: “A Veteran – […]