A Lot Accomplished

 Posted by at 12:45 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 062024
 

It rained all of Monday night and most of yesterday, and we have pools of water in our backyard. But that didn’t keep us from getting a lot accomplished. At 9:30 yesterday morning, I got a call from Jay, the delivery driver from Thompson Gas, saying he was headed our way to deliver propane. He […]

Feb 012023
 

Yesterday started off with a visit from my friend TW Robinson , author of the excellent books The Retirement, and How To Self-Publish Your Book For Free And Not Get Conned. Besides being a great guy and fun to hang out with, TW is a retired Tuscaloosa police officer with a lot of stories to […]

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 […]

It’s Here!

 Posted by at 12:15 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 132023
 

Our big moving weekend is here, and I have no idea how it arrived so fast. We still have so much to do, but we’ve made a lot of progress. We finally finished getting the cargo trailer loaded yesterday, except for a few little spaces that we can poke some lightweight stuff into. As I […]

Jan 072023
 

We were up at 7:30 again yesterday morning and were on the road before 9 o’clock. When we arrived at the Best Western Plus in Madison, Florida the night before, the only place to park was between a couple of 18-wheelers in a back corner of their lot, and the only way Terry could get […]

Jan 052023
 

I was going to say that we are headed home today, but then I had to stop and ask myself if that was accurate. Technically, I guess our house in Florida is still our home, since most of our stuff is there, our mail is still going there, and our drivers’ licenses and license plates […]

Jan 042023
 

Yesterday we closed on our new house and acreage in Alabama as we start a new chapter in our lives. As I wrote a few days ago in my blog post Making A Big Change, we bought a house out in the country on almost eight acres, a half hour west of Tuscaloosa. It is […]