Finally!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
May 132016
 

In spite of all of our recent interruptions, we finally had a day to spend at home yesterday so we could get some writing and weaving done. And we got a lot accomplished! I cranked out about 4,600 words on my new book and by the end of the day I was a little over […]

The Day Went Astray

 Posted by at 12:53 am  Nick's Blog
May 122016
 

We planned to get a lot done yesterday here at home. My goal was at least 4,000 words in my sequel to Dog’s Run, and I was hoping to get all the way up to 6,000 done. Meanwhile, Miss Terry wanted to get the 464 threads threaded through the heddles on her loom for her […]

The Halfway Point

 Posted by at 12:13 am  Nick's Blog
May 092016
 

Yesterday was another stay at home day for us. We started the day with some more of Miss Terry’s delicious made from scratch brown butter yeasted waffles, and they were fantastic. I was never a waffle man before, my taste ranging more towards French toast, until the first time Terry made me waffles. But there’s […]

Back Into It

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
May 042016
 

Somebody asked me how our electrical problem has been doing. I’m keeping my fingers crossed, and I hope I don’t jinx myself by saying this, but so far, so good. It hasn’t happened again since I smacked the inverter with a big heavy pair of vise grips the other day. I guess there’s something to […]

In And Out

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 162016
 

Yesterday was an in and out morning. No, not the hamburger chain. My trip to the VA clinic here in Bradenton, Florida. I had an appointment at 8:45 for lab work, and they said to arrive 15 minutes early. We got there at the appointed time, I checked in, and a few minutes later they […]

Mar 222016
 

For years I have had a reputation for bringing bad weather with me everywhere I go. A community could be in a year-long drought, but about the time I show up they get torrential rains. Folks can be planting their gardens on a sunny spring day when I pull into a campground, and the next […]

A Cooling Trend

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 192016
 

It’s been in the mid-80s here in central Florida for the last couple of weeks, which the weatherman has been calling unseasonably warm. But a cold front is supposed to be coming in this weekend and they are predicting temperatures to fall into the mid-to-upper 70s by the first of the week. That will be […]

Almost There

 Posted by at 12:03 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 112016
 

A lot of readers are asking me when my next Big Lake book will be out. I learned a long time ago to never give a definite date, because when I do, something always seems to get in the way and throw me off schedule. But I got another 3,500 words or so in yesterday […]

Writing And Weaving

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 072016
 

We’ve been on the go a lot lately so we spent the weekend at home writing (me) and weaving (Miss Terry). I did nearly 7,000 words on my new Big Lake book and it’s all starting to come together for the wrap up. I never know exactly how many words one of my novels is […]

Mar 032016
 

I’ve been very good about trying to avoid junk food ever since I was hospitalized back in November. I haven’t had a Pepsi or any kind of soda since then, and I used to drink several a day. I’ve lost 30 pounds and I’d really like to lose a lot more, and keep it off. […]