Category Archives: Guns

The Guns of Autumn: Forts Foote and Washington

Last weekend was not only a long one (because of Veterans Day), but also about the last hurrah for autumn colors here in northern Virginia. To take advantage of the extra day our hiking group did three hikes over the weekend! The first two, Burke … Continue reading

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Crossing the Styx

I was driving around in northern Virginia last week and heard this news story on the radio: 11-Yr-Old Suspended From School For Merely TALKING About Guns Martin Di Caro, WMAL.com, June 3, 2013 OWINGS, MD — The father of a … Continue reading

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I’ve seen some things, man, and some stuff…

The stereotype of the disturbed war veteran, originally created by opponents of the Vietnam War and handily resurrected by opponents of the Iraq War, is clearly the image Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has in mind when she thinks of our veterans. Feinstein’s … Continue reading

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Crisis du jour

“When in danger, when in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout” – Herman Wouk, The Caine Mutiny A pretty good description of almost everything you hear out of  Washington DC, but we get more than one crisis du jour these … Continue reading

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News They Can Use

The other day a couple of friends and I were thinking about going to the National Gun Show held last weekend over near Dulles Airport. We eventually decided against it, due to a combination of bad weather, crowds, sickness, and … Continue reading

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Weekend Update

Website Stuff It’s been a week since Cox shut down my old website right on schedule. I have been so busy moving stuff that there’s been no time to post. I did manage to move the basic pages that I use the most: my start page, … Continue reading

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