Author Archives: Nancy J Nicholson

About Nancy J Nicholson

Nancy J. Nicholson is a wife, mother, writer, and full-time sailor, writing of her adventures and creating contemporary mysteries along the shores of the eastern United States and Caribbean. She fills her time with new friends, exploration, food, knitting and reading.

What I Did On Summer Vacation

As the United States gears up for the frenzy of Black Friday after sharing a feast of Thanksgiving with friends and family, we cruisers are just finishing our summer season. That’s hurricane season to the rest of the world. I’ve … Continue reading

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Gems Among the Stones

How often do you stick out your hand and introduce yourself to your fellow humanity? How many times have you found the diamond in the rough because you did? It was the summer of 2008. We were still new to … Continue reading

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Feast or Famine Part 2

Dieting isn’t about not eating. It’s about eating the right foods. Mostly, what I’ve learned through the years is that less is more, but more often is better. Once your body knows it won’t go hungry, it has no need … Continue reading

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Feast or Famine

Life of Riley Cool drinks with little umbrellas. Sailing into the sunset for excitement and adventure. We feast on a lifestyle that most only dream. So why do I write about feast and famine? Because life isn’t that simple no … Continue reading

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Projects Meant to Show Respect

We’re in the islands now. That means we have to respect a multitude of cultures and countries, all within a few days travel of one another. For US citizens this can be a pretty simple procedure, but one thing you … Continue reading

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Charity Begins at Home

I’m a big fan of giving of myself. I’ve volunteered all my life for one cause or another. It always amazes me how one little problem in life can turn into such a worthy cause. Author Brenda Novak has signed … Continue reading

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Changing Directions, From East to South

Life is funny, scary, delightful and downright hard. For the last six months we’ve been taking the thorny path to paradise. This trip has been anything but boring. We’ve seen new places and people. We’ve survived 8-10 foot seas, pounding … Continue reading

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