Oct 242019
 

Watching the news last night, they were showing 60 mile an hour winds in California fanning the flames of the wildfires and people using garden hoses to try to save their homes. That got me to thinking about a comment I made in yesterday’s blog in response to the people who were hanging up the […]

Oct 232019
 

Definition of potpourri – 1: a mixture of flowers, herbs, and spices that is usually kept in a jar and used for scent. 2: a miscellaneous collection. The second definition above pretty much describes today’s blog, a collection of miscellaneous thoughts and info that I’m sharing because I really don’t have anything else to talk […]

Two Down, Four To Go

 Posted by at 12:45 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 232019
 

According to the weatherman, we are just about one third of the way through our annual hurricane season here in Florida. The season starts in June and goes through the end of November, so we are about two months down and four yet to go. But, keep in mind that two hurricanes that hit our […]

Aug 242017
 

If you are hanging out on the Texas Gulf Coast right now you should probably either hit the road or batten down the hatches because you’re gonna get wet! The weatherman here in Florida says tropical depression Harvey is headed toward the Texas coast and very likely will increase in strength before it gets there […]

Run Nicky, Run!

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Oct 052016
 

Last year when I wrote in the blog that we were looking for a place to buy in Florida to serve as our winter base and fulltime home if we ever hang up the keys, somebody asked why we would want to live in a place where they have hurricanes. My reply was that everyplace […]

Dodged Another One

 Posted by at 12:01 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 012014
 

If you’re anywhere in the South or Midwest this time of year, thunderstorms are a fact of life, and it’s not uncommon to be under severe thunderstorm and even tornado warnings. We’ve had a couple of close calls over the years and we keep an eye on the weather but so far we’ve been lucky. […]