THERE’S SOMETHING TO THIS “PRACTICE” THING

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I’m going into the last week of my six-week teaching sabbatical, and in between writing assignments and such I tried to live up to my New Year’s resolution to get some trigger time for...

A PERSONAL ANNIVERSARY

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Got a personal anniversary this week: January 8, 2005 was when I became the first five-gun master in IDPA.  The acronym stands for International Defensive Pistol Association, and until January ’05, there were four...

THE COOLEST SHOOTING MATCH EVER IS BACK!

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Ever hear of the Second Chance Bowling Pin Shoot?  Back in the mid-70s, Richard Davis – the armed citizen who won a three-against-one shootout with armed robbers, and invented the soft, concealable body armor...

NEW YEAR…

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“When in Rome,” they say… Spending the holidays in the deep South, where I’m told it’s a tradition to have black-eyed peas for New Year’s Eve/New Year’s Day.  Got ‘em.  The Evil Princess is cookin’ ‘em...

A SHOOTING LESSON

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Teaching people how to shoot well has been how I’ve made much of my living for many years. Shooting lessons, I remind the students, include the lessons about life that shooting teaches us. I...