Will We Make It?

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 202015
 

It rained all of Sunday night in Seaside and we had showers off and on all day long Monday. I think the warmest it got up to was about 62°. A typical Fall day on the Pacific Northwest coast. We are leaving for Newport this morning where we are scheduled for two weeks at Whalers […]

They Were Hot N Juicy!

 Posted by at 12:01 am  Nick's Blog
May 292015
 

I do most of my writing at night when there are fewer interruptions, so we seldom get to bed before 2 a.m., and 3 is not uncommon. So when the telephone rang at 6 a.m. yesterday morning I was not pleased. Especially since it was somebody trying to sell me something. Usually I turn the […]

Life’s A Gamble

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
May 122015
 

When we open our eyes every morning, none of us know if we’ll be around to go back to bed that night. Anything can happen, from a tiny piece of plaque breaking loose inside an artery and going to the heart, to a tree falling on our house, some fool texting or running a red […]

Little Petri Dishes

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
May 082015
 

Did anybody get the license number of the truck that hit me? My friend Brenda Speidel, who was a grade school teacher and then a principal, always said that little kids were walking Petri dishes of germs, and I think she’s right. My daughter and granddaughters all had colds last week, and because they did […]

May 052015
 

We woke up to a cold rain about 7:30 yesterday morning, and I wanted nothing more than to snuggle back under the covers with Miss Terry and sleep for another couple of hours. But we had to get up and get going, because we had a 10 o’clock appointment to get new tires put on […]