Apr 222019
 

Years ago there was an episode on the old Happy Days television sitcom where clean-cut boy next door Richie Cunningham was challenged to a fight by some hoodlum. Richie sought advice from Arthur Fonzarelli (the Fonz) about how to handle the situation, and the advice he got was not to show any fear or nervousness, […]

Another Birthday

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Apr 152019
 

Yesterday I wished our daughter-in-law Geli happy birthday, and today it’s my daughter Tiffany’s turn. I don’t know where the years went, because it seems like only last week that I was strapping my brand-new daughter into a car seat in the back of my brand-new Lincoln Town Car to take her home from the […]

May 202014
 

Oh what a difference a few days make! A week ago it looked and felt like a winter landscape here in northern Indiana. The sky was dark with clouds, the trees were bare, and we were running our RV’s furnace to keep warm. Yesterday it was nice enough for short sleeves, folks were out walking […]

Jun 222013
 

Today is Miss Terry’s birthday, and I want to wish her a wonderful day, because she makes every day of my life so very wonderful. I love you, baby. It’s been in the mid-90s the last few days, and with everybody running their air conditioners the power here at the Elks lodge campground has been […]

Space Cadet

 Posted by at 12:04 am  Nick's Blog
May 032011
 

Lately, I’ve been feeling like a space cadet, and for the first time in my long career as a newspaperman, author, and blogger, I am having trouble coming up with something to write about. That never happens to me. I’ve always prided myself on the fact that I can always think of something to write […]

Feb 192009
 

I wish I knew more about computers and the Internet. Even though I make my living working on these darned machines, I probably only know about 25% of what they are actually capable of doing. Some people make it look so easy. Last week at our Gypsy Gathering rally, Tom and Barbara Westerfield were in […]

Feb 192009
 

I wish I knew more about computers and the Internet. Even though I make my living working on these darned machines, I probably only know about 25% of what they are actually capable of doing. Some people make it look so easy. Last week at our Gypsy Gathering rally, Tom and Barbara Westerfield were in […]