Amazing Grace

I remember reading and seeing depicted in film how respectfully and graciously Generals Grant and Lee came to terms at Appomattox. Maybe they hated each other personally; I don’t know. At the very least, I think it’s safe to say they had some…

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2016 Tactical Conference AAR No. 1

Phew!!! What a phenomenal weekend! All the trainers at the Rangemaster Tactical Conference did a great job presenting their material, and for the most part we didn’t have any insurmountable snafus. I was originally scheduled to present once, but then I…

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Dear Tamir…

Dear Tamir, Today is my nephew’s birthday. He’s a millennium baby in the truest sense: born 01/01/00. Isn’t that neat? That makes him a tad older than you would have been, but when I see your picture I think of him…

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Ingenuity Divested of Practical Application

Milestone! I have now been initiated into the rough-and-tumble world of International Defensive Pistol Association competitive shooting. How’d I do? I sucked. Well, I hit my targets pretty faithfully, but between the procedural deductions and the relative snail’s pace, my…

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