Short story snippet…

This one is for another anthology… Comments/recommendations appreciated, as always! Up the Trail   Danny Boyle wiped the sweat from his face with the ragged sleeve of his homespun shirt as he tried to get a good sight picture on … Continue reading

BAG Day…

Mea culpa… I was late this year. But this one followed me home, so I guess I’ll keep it… It’s a 4″ Trooper MKIII, 1976 version. It hasn’t been shot a lot, and the standard check on it looks good. … Continue reading

Da Rulz…

Seems people are having a bit of problem understanding the ‘new’ rules… So here is the latest list. Basically, you can’t leave the house for any reason, but if you have to, then you can. Masks are useless, but maybe … Continue reading

Menotomy 4:00pm…

The Battle of Menotomy- 4:00pm The village of Menotomy was located on Concord Road between Boston and Lexington. With its meetinghouse and burial ground, its taverns, and its mill sites, it had encouraged settlement by dividing pastures. The Committee of … Continue reading

Concord 7:00 am…

7:00 am– ninety minutes had passed since the Battle of Lexington and Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith leads his force of 700 redcoats into Concord. As they marched into town the several hundred person troop led by 65-year-old Colonel James Barret became just as terrified … Continue reading

Two Hundred Forty-Five Years Ago…

The battle for America started just after sunrise at 5:20 am… The report below is from “Battle at Lexington Green, 1775,” EyeWitness to History, www.eyewitnesstohistory.com (2001). Twenty-three-year-old Sylvanus Wood was one of the Lexington militia who answered the call that spring … Continue reading

Sigh…

Ya know, sometimes I ‘really’ wonder about people and their ‘intelligence’… But Twitworld is truly the gift that keeps on giving… With the stoopid, that is… Of course Farcebook isn’t any better… Sigh… One has to wonder. I’ll be in … Continue reading

Hackett short story, part 3…

Into the Hole Dupuy hovered over their table at breakfast, to the point that Rio finally said, “Sir. We will leave shortly. We will not shoot up the place or cause you any trouble.” Dupuy wandered off, still looking concerned, … Continue reading

TBT…

Really OLD school… How many of you have ever used one? Wood with a brass scrub board. More below the fold… … Continue reading

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Welp, it’s starting…

The pushback is definitely starting… Some governors are going further and further into their power trips, pushing more and more restrictions, and people are tired of it. HERE is a vid from Raleigh, NC. Also, people are tired of being … Continue reading