A Quiet 4th of July

 Posted by at 12:28 pm  Nick's Blog
Jul 052023
 

Note: For some reason some readers are not able to see the photos in today’s blog.  If you can’t, try going to gypsyjournal.net After living in Florida for six years, where the week preceding and the week after the Independence Day holiday always sounded like the D-Day invasion, we had a quiet day and evening […]

Feb 062021
 

Even though I am enrolled in the VA healthcare system, now that we both qualify for Medicare I get most of my treatment through civilian doctors. It’s quicker and easier, and frees up the VA system for veterans who need it more than I do. Yesterday Terry and I had our regular routine checkups with […]

Jul 112020
 

You might think that a small town newspaper publisher’s world pretty much ended at the city limits, or no further than the county. And for the most part, you would be right. And I was always content with that. As one of my mentors in the business told me when I was first starting out, […]

Over 100K

 Posted by at 12:32 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 082020
 

I was back at it yesterday, cranking out words in the first book in my new Tinder Street historical family saga series. I got a little more than 3,200 words done by the end of the day, which puts me over 100,000 words total in the book. Actually, I am at 102,879 words, but who’s […]

Mar 192009
 

As an Army veteran, I have tremendous respect for the men and women who serve our country, and those who have served. They put their lives on hold, and on the line, to do a job few of us can imagine, for very little pay, and all too often, no thanks from their fellow citizens.  […]