Oct 282018
 

Any of us who remember our high school history classes know about the terrible winter George Washington’s troops spent at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania during the American Revolution. But did you know there was also a winter encampment during the Civil War that was just as harsh? So much so that it has been called the […]

A Stolen Shrine?

 Posted by at 12:35 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 082018
 

Note: This story is from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery. In St. Augustine Church, located in the tiny southern Indiana community of Leopold, is displayed a shrine with a unique history. Its story is one of love and redemption that grew out of a time of sorrow and despair. In the darkest […]

Jun 112018
 

Note: This story is from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery. The jet boat rides, roller coasters, miniature golf courses, souvenir shops and other tourist attractions of Wisconsin Dells are a long way from the bloody battlegrounds of the Civil War, but there is a connection between this Midwest fun land where families […]

A Family Obligation

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 302016
 

Note: This story is from my book Highway History and Back Road Mystery. The long, horrible war was finally over and the weary men of the 70th Ohio Infantry Regiment were headed home. These battle-hardened men had seen the worst war had to offer, including the Atlanta Campaign and Sherman’s March to the Sea. They […]

Aug 272014
 

It took longer than usual but my new book, Big Lake Scandal is finally available for purchase on Amazon. Usually it takes about twelve hours for a book to go live once I upload it, but it was closer to 24 hours this time around. Surprisingly, the Nook version of the book was available much […]