Yes, I Really Do

 Posted by at 12:46 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 072017
 

Once in a while people ask me if I really do get all of the e-mails I occasionally share with blog readers because it’s hard to believe people could be that: A. Dumb, B. Naive, C. Clueless, or D. All of the above. But something I learned early on in my career publishing small town […]

Jul 162014
 

I’ve never had writer’s block because I don’t believe in it. In my 25+ years of publishing small town newspapers I couldn’t put out 36 blank pages of newsprint and tell folks, “Sorry, no news this week, I’ve got writer’s block.” But sometimes I hit a spot where I have to back up and take […]

Feb 242013
 

We love small towns. I spent most of my working life publishing small town newspapers, and though I have done it a time or two, if we ever hang up the keys I could never imagine living in a big city again. We have found in our fourteen years of fulltiming that it doesn’t matter […]

Feb 152012
 

Okay guys, what did you give your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day? Flowers? Candy? Something slinky from one of those stores at the mall? Did you take her out to a nice dinner? Those are all great things, but I like to give Miss Terry something much more personal. So I gave her my cold. Yes, […]

Thick Skin

 Posted by at 4:06 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 252009
 

After reading yesterday’s blog, someone wrote that I had better have thick skin, because I might be hearing from a lot of folks with ADD kids. That’s what my problem is, thick skin. I may look chubby to you, but actually I’m so darned skinny I’m almost anorexic. I just have all this darned thick […]