Frustration City

 Posted by at 12:39 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 132018
 

My driver’s license may say I live in Edgewater, Florida, but yesterday I felt like I spent much of the day in Frustration City. That’s not a pleasant place to be, and I’m not a pleasant person to be around when I’m stuck there. The day started off on a bad note when I stepped […]

This Is Scary

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 052018
 

We have all heard and used the term “Big Brother is watching” more than once. And while I’m not a conspiracy theorist, sometimes it’s scary just how much of what we do seems to be monitored by somebody, somewhere. All of us have had the experience of looking at something on the Internet and then […]

Happy Birthday Terry!

 Posted by at 12:55 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 222018
 

This is a very special day at our house because it is Miss Terry’s birthday. I won’t tell you how old she is, because I guess ladies aren’t supposed to want you to do that. But I will say that if she was a highway going from Chicago to LA, we’d all be getting our […]

Jun 162018
 

With Miss Terry busy editing and proofing my new Big Lake mystery, yesterday was a catch-up day for me as I tried to get a handle on the emails and other things I had set aside during the push to get the book done. I got quite a bit accomplished, but not nearly as much […]

Not Feeling It

 Posted by at 12:21 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 202017
 

I know everybody is full of the Christmas spirit right now, busy shopping and wrapping presents and making plans for being with family or friends for the holiday. But here at our house, we are not really feeling it. We are just looking forward to all the holiday hype and hysteria being over with so […]

Chinese And Cake, Too!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 162017
 

Our normal schedule has always been for me to write late into the evening and we usually didn’t get to bed until about 1:30 AM or later. Then we would get up around 10 AM. But for a couple of months Terry and I were working hard at going to bed earlier and getting up […]

It’s Not Gonna Work

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 032017
 

We made our entire living on the road for over 17 years, publishing the Gypsy Journal and our RV related guidebooks, vending at RV rallies, doing speaking gigs at RV events, blogging, and writing and self-publishing books. So I know little bit about what it takes to make the kind of money required to live […]

Jun 192017
 

After everything that happened to us in the last week, when I got up early Saturday morning to talk to somebody at Rush Truck Center in Jacksonville, Florida, where we had been towed in the night before, I wasn’t feeling very optimistic. But I had a Facebook message saying that my nephew, Jack Russell, who […]

Mañana

 Posted by at 1:01 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 072017
 

I spent many of my years living in the southwestern part of the United States, and I learned that when you wanted something done there and called any kind of repairman or service person, they all operated on Mañana Time. I was talking to a friend once who lived down in the Florida Keys, and he […]

When In Doubt, Get Out

 Posted by at 12:58 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 252017
 

Anybody who spends as much time online as I do researching my books, promoting them on various blogs and websites, gabbing with my author friends on social media, and helping moderate four different Facebook groups is bound to get hit up with some kind of attempted virus attack. This is in addition to all the […]