Cape Cod Canal

 Posted by at 12:23 am  Nick's Blog
Jan 132017
 

Note: This story first appeared in the November-December, 2012 issue of the Gypsy Journal. Recognizing that a waterway across the seven mile wide isthmus of Cape Cod, connecting Buzzards Bay and Cape Cod Bay, would be a great trade boon between the Plimoth Colony, local Indian villages, and the Dutch merchants sailing from New York, […]

A Busy Saturday

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 132015
 

No matter what part of the country we are in, we would have to work very hard to be bored because there are never enough hours in a day to cram in everything we want to do. Yesterday was a typically busy day for us. We started out with a visit to Purley Shell Fiber […]

Number 1!!!!!

 Posted by at 12:42 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 082014
 

If you heard a lot of excited and happy shouting coming from my direction yesterday, I had a good reason. A very good reason! As I’ve told you the last couple of days, I’m running a special on Big Lake, the first book in my Big Lake mystery series, this week. It’s free on Amazon […]

Mar 242014
 

Note: This story first appeared in the January-February 2010 issue of the Gypsy Journal. You have to want to visit Core Sound, because it’s not an easy place to get to, and few people stumble upon it by accident. Locals say that the region begins where most folks’ geographic knowledge of North Carolina ends: – […]

Aug 202013
 

Yesterday was another typical gray day on the Washington coast, and since we have been on the go a lot since we arrived here in Long Beach, we decided to stay home and take a day off. Except for a trip to the dumpster to throw trash away and moving the Explorer a couple of […]

Jul 302011
 

Yesterday was a day for big ships and high towers. We spent part of the morning watching the big freighters heading toward the Soo Locks or coming down from them. I could spend a week just sitting in a lawn chair watching those big boys go by! Sault Ste Marie has several interesting attractions, among […]

Nov 132009
 

While you might picture the wide open spaces out West when you think about wild horses, you really don’t have to venture any further than the Outer Banks of North Carolina to see some of these beautiful creatures living wild and free. Shackleford Banks, an island located three miles from the mainland in Cape Lookout […]