Monthly Archives: February 2012

On Contentment

A while back, I had settled into what I will call contentment.  Wifey’s visa application had hit what appeared to be an impenetrable barrier at the time, and I resigned myself to the fact that she would never be allowed … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement

Most of you here also read Larry‘s blog.  For those few who may not, please see this.  He says it much better than I could.  It could have been you.  Consider helping out. I had planned to.  I addressed the … Continue reading

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New Meme

While I wasn’t looking, the Scoundrel tagged me on the latest meme.  It goes like this: “I will write down 5 things that indicate, to me, that a gun owner or shooter maybe is an honest one; I say ‘maybe’ … Continue reading

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Non-News

I’m working on a couple posts that will probably be rather lengthy.  Because of that, and the fact that I’m on day three of an eight day stretch at work, it’s going to be a while before I finish either … Continue reading

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Snow Event

We had our first snow event of the season on Sunday.  The yankees and folks who live in the western mountain states will laugh that snow could be considered an “event”.  Those living in sub-tropical climes will laugh that I … Continue reading

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Annie

I think I’ve decided on glass for Annie.  However, due to the price, I’ll have to wait a while before buying it.  Hopefully, I won’t be disappointed. 36X is high magnification, but I don’t expect to shoot it at close … Continue reading

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‘Scuse Me Whilst I Whine a Bit

Not much to report today. I’m still trying to choose a scope for Annie.  I don’t want one that needs batteries, and I really liked the 40X on the POS Barska that I purchased initially.  I’m looking at a couple … Continue reading

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Virusmongers

I think I’ve mentioned that I hate Windoze, and refuse to run it on any of my machines, except for rare, very brief occasions when I must do something for which I’m not smart enough to find a work-around.  Instead, … Continue reading

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Range Report

This morning, my friend Larry stopped by for a range visit. He needed to check the zero on his Mosin Nagant rifle, and wanted to put a few rounds through his carry pistol.  I wanted to zero the scopes on … Continue reading

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Haircut

The hair on my neck and ears got to be too much yesterday, and I asked my barber to do something about it.  I instructed her to leave the facial hair alone.  That shall remain for now as my rebellion. … Continue reading

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