Aug 022020
 

Several readers have commented on my new book Tinder Street and the historical facts mentioned in it, saying they learned something new. One reader noticed I used the expression “Hun” and was curious where I came up with that, since only a limited contingency  Hungarian regiment was involved in the Western Front in WW I, […]

Jul 092020
 

I thought it would take me several more days but I got at it hard yesterday and by dinnertime, exactly a month and a week after I started, the first book in my Tinder Street family saga series is finished. Before edits, it came in at 105K words. But as I said in yesterday’s blog, […]

Apr 212019
 

I have been a gun guy and a history buff for all my life, and over the years I have owned more guns than I can count. My first gun was an old Stevens Favorite trapdoor single shot .22 rifle I got when I was about eight years old. I got my first handgun, a […]

An Unexpected Treat

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 062012
 

We left Sturbridge about 10 AM and got on Interstate 84 westbound, crossing into Connecticut in just a couple of minutes. Strong storms were predicted for later in the afternoon and we wanted to get to Beacon, New York before they hit. Traffic was not too bad as we skirted the south side of Hartford, […]