I Snuck Out

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 182021
 

While Terry was editing and proofreading another six chapters of my new Big Lake book, I snuck out for a while yesterday afternoon and went to the gun show at the Volusia County Fairgrounds in Deland. I’ve owned more guns in my life than I could begin to count, but only once have I owned […]

Stab And Go

 Posted by at 12:32 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 232021
 

No, that’s not the name of an all-night convenience store in the bad part of town. It was just our experience getting our second round of Moderna Covid-19 vaccinations yesterday afternoon. Okay, I made up the stabbing part. It was more of a jab. Okay, I made that up, too. The reality is that with […]

We’ve Been Shot!

 Posted by at 12:37 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 262021
 

They say that it’s always good if a couple have things in common. Miss Terry and I have many things in common, from the type of music we like to the kind of television shows and movies we enjoy, the books we read, traveling, and things like kite flying and fishing. Something else we have […]

Busy Creating

 Posted by at 12:21 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 252021
 

I had planned on watering our citrus trees and perennial peanut plants yesterday, but sometime early in the morning, we had a pretty good rain and woke up to big puddles in the street, so that saved me one chore. However, it gave us another one to deal with. My Bennington pontoon boat has three […]

We Got Lucky! 

 Posted by at 12:00 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 212021
 

I was online as soon as registrations opened for COVID-19 vaccinations at the Volusia County Fairgrounds yesterday morning and managed to get us registered for ours on Monday afternoon. They had openings today and Friday and again on Monday, and you had to choose a one-hour time slot. I clicked on 10 – 11 a.m. […]

Negative… Maybe

 Posted by at 12:39 am  Nick's Blog
May 202020
 

Some readers have asked me if we received the results of our COVID-19 antibody tests, which we took last Thursday at the Volusia County Fairgrounds. Yes, we got the results two days later, and both of us tested negative for having the antibody. Well, maybe we did since when we were getting the tests, the […]

Quick And Easy

 Posted by at 12:12 am  Nick's Blog
May 152020
 

No, I’m not talking about that girl everyone knew in high school. I’m talking about our trip to the Volusia County Fairgrounds yesterday to get the Covid-19 antibody test. We arrived at about 2 P.M. and were in and out in about a half-hour. No lines, no waiting, no problem. It would have taken us […]

Worth The Wait

 Posted by at 12:54 am  Nick's Blog
May 142020
 

In yesterday’s blog, I told you that Miss Terry was back to her weaving looms after a long hiatus following her implant surgery. I mentioned that she had a couple of projects on the loom that she wanted to finish off before starting something new, and that’s how she spent her day yesterday. And here […]

She’s Back At It

 Posted by at 1:25 am  Nick's Blog
May 132020
 

It’s been quite a while since Miss Terry has done any weaving, and she has been looking forward to getting back to it. And yesterday was that day. I was in my office at the other end of the house when I heard the familiar sound of the shuttle and the beater bar and had […]

Venturing Out

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
May 082020
 

They announced on the news the other night that they are doing free tests for the COVID-19 antibody at the Volusia County Fairgrounds, which is about 28 miles from our home. This test is not to see if you have an active case of the virus, but rather if you have already had it. Doctors […]

That’s A Big Bike!

 Posted by at 12:51 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 102020
 

When most people think about Daytona Beach, Florida, they probably think about miles of beautiful beaches, high-rise condos overlooking the water, and yes, some of us probably think about all the pretty girls in their bikinis, too. And if you’re a sports fan, you probably think about the Daytona 500, one of the biggest events […]

Stuck In A La-Z-Boy

 Posted by at 12:05 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 052019
 

No, I wasn’t being a couch potato all day, or a recliner potato, either. But I did spend some time stuck in my La-Z-Boy recliner yesterday evening. We actually started the day with a quick run up to the gun show at the Volusia County Fairgrounds. I didn’t see anything I couldn’t live without, but […]

Things That Go Boom

 Posted by at 1:08 am  Nick's Blog
May 192019
 

No, I haven’t been playing with dynamite or hand grenades, though I have in the past and somehow managed not to blow myself up. But I don’t do that anymore, deciding that I should quit while I was ahead. Or still had a head. No, yesterday Miss Terry and I went to the gun show […]

Another Birthday

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 152019
 

Yesterday I wished our daughter-in-law Geli happy birthday, and today it’s my daughter Tiffany’s turn. I don’t know where the years went, because it seems like only last week that I was strapping my brand-new daughter into a car seat in the back of my brand-new Lincoln Town Car to take her home from the […]

Aug 052018
 

I decided we needed a play day yesterday so we drove out to the Volusia County Fairgrounds to check out the gun show. Back in the day, I used to go to a lot of gun shows, and I even put my own on for a while. It’s been quite some time since I’ve gone […]