Catching Up

 Posted by at 12:26 am  Nick's Blog
Mar 022020
 

This is a blog about catching up. Catching up on the last day of our trip because I was too tired Saturday night to write much, and about catching up now that we are home. As I wrote a couple of days ago, we spent Friday night at the Country Inn and Suites in Tifton, […]

Remittance Man

 Posted by at 12:11 am  Nick's Blog
Feb 072016
 

I’ve had several job titles in my life. Soldier, cop, entrepreneur, journalist, newspaper publisher, author, public speaker, and a couple I choose to forget. But I think that at 63 years of age, I have finally found my calling. I’m going to become a remittance man. For those of you not familiar with the term, […]

Feb 022016
 

That’s right, you people in the Sunshine State. Roll the awnings up, batten down the hatches, and put another log on the fire. We’re headed to Florida today! We hope to get an early start (early for us being about 9 AM) and hopefully we will be able to outrun the storm that’s supposed to […]

I Broke Florida

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Nov 232014
 

I have a not undeserved reputation for bringing bad weather with me wherever I go. Did you ever see that old movie The Rainmaker? Burt Lancaster was conning drought-stricken farmers, promising to make it rain, a promise he could not deliver on. I don’t charge a penny, but I’m starting to think maybe I could […]