Barn Project Part 3

 Posted by at 12:55 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 292024
 

In two posts last summer I wrote about some changes I wanted to do in the barn to make it more user friendly for my needs. Our son Travis helped me with the first two parts of that project, including removing the old horse stalls on one end of the barn so I would have […]

We’ll Never Know

 Posted by at 12:26 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 262024
 

Some people call it trusting your gut. Others call it the spidey sense. I’m sure some would say it is a premonition. But whatever you choose to call it, I learned a long time ago to heed it. It had been raining pretty much nonstop for over 24 hours yesterday morning, and the news was […]

Coming Down In Buckets

 Posted by at 12:52 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 252024
 

It hasn’t just been raining here for the last 24 hours, it’s been coming down in buckets. Big buckets! The storm system making its way across the country brought so much rain to our area of west-central Alabama that I’m pretty sure our drought must be over, or at least close to it. We had […]

New Chimes

 Posted by at 12:55 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 172023
 

Back in March we bought a set of Wind River Corinthian Bells wind chimes to hang on our back deck, and we have loved the soft, rich sound of them. Made with powder coated aluminum tubes that are individually hand tuned, we bought a set of the biggest ones, in the scale of G. As I […]

Terry Does It Again!

 Posted by at 1:23 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 162023
 

Last week I ordered an Earthquake 33968 K32 wood chipper/shredder from Amazon. The product description said that it would chip branches up to three inches in diameter, as well as turning smaller branches and leaves into mulch that Terry and Travis can both use in their gardens. With so much downed wood here and on his […]

Jul 152023
 

I don’t want this blog to become a forum for political debate. There’s enough of that all over the Internet these days. But way back when I was a youngster and volunteered to join the Army, there were a couple of things that really ticked me off. Among them was that at 18 years old […]

Jul 132023
 

Note: For some reason, some blog subscribers are not getting the pictures in today’s blog. If that includes you, please try this link https://www.gypsyjournal.net/2023/07/a-project-for-terry-2/ I started yesterday with a telephone interview with someone who is writing an article about going to school in Toledo, Ohio back in the so-called good old days, and she wanted […]

Jul 132023
 

I started yesterday with a telephone interview with someone who is writing an article about going to school in Toledo, Ohio back in the so-called good old days, and she wanted to talk to me about my experiences as a student in junior high and high school, and also about the books in my Tinder […]