May 052023
 

We knew when we moved out into the country that some adjustments to our lifestyle would be required. For example, when we lived in Florida, we were only about four miles from a shopping center with a Publix grocery store, and a mile or two more from several different restaurants. At our home in Alabama, […]

May 032023
 

Once again we spent the day yesterday working outside. Our son Travis helped me pull out the fence posts on the north side of our property and roll up the wire. Using a chain and the bucket on the Kubota tractor, some of them came out very easily, while others really made us work for […]

Jan 232023
 

Several blog readers have asked why we suddenly decided to leave the central Florida coast to move to rural Alabama and if we are ready to cope with such a dramatic change in our lifestyle. First of all, this wasn’t a “sudden decision” based on impulse. For quite some time now we had become more […]

Back Home

 Posted by at 12:44 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 092022
 

We left our son and daughter-in-law’s house Wednesday a little after 11 AM and headed home to Florida. We didn’t get far before we ran into a delay as we were leaving Tuscaloosa. Just as we got onto US Highway 82, we found traffic at a standstill because a fire department ambulance had T-boned a […]

DNA Test Needed

 Posted by at 12:06 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 182018
 

As I said in yesterday’s blog, we took a road trip to visit family and friends and do some genealogy research, along with gathering lots of stories about interesting places to visit for my blog readers. Rather than cram too much into one very long blog, I will be talking about the overall details of […]