Hunting Peanuts

 Posted by at 12:16 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 182019
 

On our recent trip to Alabama, we spent some time hunting peanuts. Don’t worry, Charlie Brown and Lucy are still alive and well, I’m talking about real peanuts. Well, they were not exactly “real” either. Dothan, Alabama and the surrounding area produce over one-fourth of the U.S. peanut crop, and much of it is processed […]

Shoot Or Don’t Shoot

 Posted by at 12:41 am  Nick's Blog
May 062019
 

After reading the blog post about our encounter with an armed burglar in our motorhome that I linked to in yesterday’s blog, three different people emailed to ask me why I didn’t shoot the burglar once I disarmed him and he was running away. The simple answer is, he was running away. He was no […]

Aug 172018
 

We all know that’s a recipe for disaster, don’t we? The majority of car salesmen and RV salesmen have one thing in common – if their lips are moving, you can pretty much assume they are lying. And before you start jumping on me telling me that you know a good car salesman, note that […]

Making Money

 Posted by at 1:03 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 272018
 

Being an old newspaperman, I’ve spent a lot of time in print shops over the years. It’s one thing to watch newspapers rolling off a press, and something else entirely to watch money being churned out. On a visit to Washington D.C., we got to see just that! Located in the heart of the nation’s […]

My Personal Fetish

 Posted by at 12:35 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 052016
 

My old man used to always say that we are all crazy in our own way, and as long as your crazy and my crazy don’t clash too much, we’ll get along just fine. My career as a small town newspaper publisher, along with some years working in law enforcement, convinced me that Dad was […]

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 […]