A Week Or So

 Posted by at 12:33 am  Nick's Blog
May 302017
 

It was great having my son Travis and his wife Geli here for a few days visiting us. We had a wonderful time showing them around the area and just hanging out here at the house spending time together. They left yesterday morning, headed back to their home in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and we look forward […]

Enemy Territory

 Posted by at 12:39 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 102014
 

A hundred years ago when I was a young soldier I spent some time at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, teaching cadets which end of a rifle to point at the target and how to make it go bang. So yesterday when we drove to Annapolis, Maryland to visit the Naval Academy it […]

Looking Back At 2012

 Posted by at 12:56 am  Nick's Blog
Dec 312012
 

Well, a brand new year starts tomorrow and, as always, I’m excited to see what it holds for us. But first, it’s time for my annual year-end review, looking back at the twelve months behind us. And what a busy year it was! We started the year at the Escapees Sumter Oaks RV Park, near […]

Stupor Bowl Sunday

 Posted by at 2:03 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 072011
 

Am I the only man in America who didn’t know who was playing in the Stupor Bowl yesterday, and didn’t care? I have never been into organized sports, and try as I might (okay, I never really have tried), I just can’t get enthused about them. There really is more to life than watching a […]

Mar 082010
 

Back when I was in the military, I spent some time teaching firearms and close quarters combat at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. One of the things that we tried to stress to the Army’s future leaders was that you can plan and strategize all you want to, and you may […]