If you like Tapas…

And you’re in the DC area, a friend of mine and his wife have opened an Izakaya restaurant. It’s the Japanese version of a Tapas restaurant, and it is GOOD! Sadly, it’s in DC, but you have to go where … Continue reading

Dealing with death…

As we get ‘older’ we start aging out… Which means we start losing friends, relatives, and family in some cases.  It also forces us to confront our own mortality… I’ve had two friends die this week, one expected and one … Continue reading

The Dragon strikes again…

Dragon Leatherworks will be opening a brick and mortar store. Yes, we’re growing again! We’ve outgrown our present location, so the decision was made to go full-on brick-and-mortar! A storefront has been selected here in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and we’ve … Continue reading

Home cooking…

On the way to the range this morning, I ran into  a neighbor just coming back from seeing her hubby. Nothing like being stationed 2800 miles apart… She’s here, he’s at McCord… And since I’m getting ready for another road … Continue reading

In the ye Gods and little fishes category…

Spent the last two days with friends and NOT paying attention to TV/Intarwebz… And I come back to THIS??? An eighth-grade student in West Virginia was reportedly arrested and suspended last week after getting into an argument with his teacher … Continue reading

Semper Fi my friend, Semper Fi…

Sorry for the lack of posts and comments. Been in SC for a funeral of an old friend. At my age it’s obvious that I’m going to lose friends, but it still hurts. It’s even worse when one has to … Continue reading

Thank You!!!

Amongst other things today, on the list was chasing down the ammo for A Girl’s last drawing winner… I took a range day and got some time on the trigger, and while I was out hit three places for ammo; … Continue reading

Yes I do…

Sigh… I some times ‘wonder’ about some of my ‘friends’…I got asked if I had a Christmas tree!  Yeesh…Actually I have TWO Christmas trees… I moved it from the back of the safe to the table and I even dusted … Continue reading

Friends and Acquaintances…

Well, another day, another @#&* airplane… sigh… Actually this will be a trains (from Yokosuka to Narita), planes (Narita to Dallas) and automobiles day (Dallas to home)… It’s been a weird month as far as running into old friends and … Continue reading

Twofer…

Since I have no life, I’m lucky I have a few friends that enjoy the same things I do…Went shooting this morning with Newbius and his son, sighting in rifles (EBRs for him, 1940 Model 70 for me). We got … Continue reading