Let The Madness Begin

 Posted by at 12:43 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 242017
 

Okay, everybody, ‘fess up. Who totally blew their diet yesterday? Come on, don’t be ashamed. I know we did around here. Terry made a delicious meal of turkey breast, sweet potato stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, a couple of kinds of vegetables, cranberry relish, rolls, and both pecan and pumpkin pie. God bless the man who […]

Art Imitating Life?

 Posted by at 12:42 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 222017
 

In my mystery novel The Gecko In The Corner, a gecko has taken up residence in the bedroom of the main character, John Lee Quarrels, hanging out in a corner on the wall. John Lee wants to get rid of the lizard, but a lady friend tells him that they are good to have around because they […]

Jan 172017
 

When you live and travel fulltime in an RV, something you always have to be aware of is weight considerations. There’s an old saying that whenever something comes in, something else has to go out. That’s why every time Miss Terry purchased a couple of skeins of yarn, I tried to stay as far away […]

A Cooling Trend

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 192016
 

It’s been in the mid-80s here in central Florida for the last couple of weeks, which the weatherman has been calling unseasonably warm. But a cold front is supposed to be coming in this weekend and they are predicting temperatures to fall into the mid-to-upper 70s by the first of the week. That will be […]

Book Yes, Dish No

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 172016
 

By working pretty much nonstop except to sleep, Terry finished proofing and editing Big Lake Brewpub yesterday afternoon. I was busy making corrections as she did, and had them finished and sent it off to my second proofreader yesterday evening. Now she’ll do her thing and get it back to me and I’ll make those […]

Dec 182015
 

As much as I’m sure she would’ve preferred to be weaving, Terry spent a lot of time this last week getting my new book, Black Friday, proofed. Yesterday I finished the last of the corrections and revisions she suggested, then sent it off to my cousin Beverly down in Tucson so she could give it […]

Black Friday Is Done

 Posted by at 12:01 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 142015
 

No, not that crazy shopping day that happens when everybody should be home sleeping off their Thanksgiving dinner, I’m talking about my new book Black Friday, which I finished yesterday and Miss Terry is busily proofing. When she is finished with that it will go to my next proofreader, and with any luck at all […]

And The Madness Begins

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 272015
 

It’s Black Friday, let the madness begin! This is the official start of the Christmas shopping season, and my official boycott of all big box stores until all of the nonsense is over. Until January 1st I do everything I can to avoid the crowds and insanity driven by American consumerism. It has nothing to […]

Nov 302013
 

Well, Thanksgiving has expanded our waistlines and Black Friday has reduced our bank accounts. It’s the Christmas shopping season, so let the madness begin! Get out there and stimulate the economy, it’s a holiday tradition and your duty as an American consumer. Me, I’ll just stay at home listening to Christmas carols and let you […]