Big sky…

Out in the wilds of Colorado… And in the me vs. Prairie dogs, the score is me zero… Couldn’t figure out the wind yesterday afternoon… 30 rounds zero hits, one scare. .22s at 225 yards is not easy in a … Continue reading

Grrr…

Welp, apparently yesterday’s post lit off the spambots again! 20-30 an hour from 0600, until I went to bed last night. This is the outage map PP sent me last night… Note who has ZERO people without power… 339,840 homes … Continue reading

Ahhh…

Home again! Yay! Only broke ONE airplane yesterday… LOL Hopefully regular blogging will resume tomorrow, but I want to say thanks to the LibertyCon staff and sponsors for an outstanding con! You done good!!! And thank you to all those … Continue reading

Gah…

Not 21 anymore… Groan… I didn’t used to mind the oh dark 30 get ups. But 0230 came WAY too early this morning. Why you may ask? Because I was stoopid… Selected the WRONG flight out of CHA to go … Continue reading

Another interesting day…

More panels today! Science for writing, and extrapolating for future scientific work, along with differentiation between hard and soft sciences. At lunch I met up with another shipmate, Michael Hooten, who also lives in the SLC area, and we had … Continue reading

Road trip…

In Layton, UT for FyreCon writer’s conference for a couple of days… This con is a little smaller, just getting started, but they do have some ‘masters’ classes being taught by some of the leading lights. Today I sat in … Continue reading

Meh…

Yesterday was NOT a fun day to try to fly into DFW from anywhere… JAX-IAH delayed a couple of hours, then routed out over the Gulf. Finally got there, then another wait due to routing (more weather coming up from … Continue reading

One good meal…

I have a ‘rule’ that I get one good meal on every trip, this one was BBQ and my second favorite place… I always get the brisket plate, and it’s FILLING! And as good as ever!!!Today, slogging back home. Trip … Continue reading

Little road trip…

Had to go down to Austin for a couple of meetings, so made the obligatory stop at the Texas Rangers Museum. Two ‘new’ things caught my eye… This 44 special was carried by CAPT Frank Probst, Company C,  from 1945 … Continue reading

AAR- LTUE…

Grumpy, fat old man on a panel… Trying to explain the differences in self defense in the US vs. other parts of the world… Sigh Also on History of MilSF panel; Grieving Chronic Illness and Death panel; and Drones and … Continue reading