Follow-Through: The Forgotten Fundamental

An online dictionary I consulted defined “athletics” as sports, games, and exercises that require strength and skill.  Make no mistake, shooting is an athletic endeavor.  Though blessed with a diminutive body and limited athletic abilities, I am my father’s son.  Thus, I grew up in a family that encouraged participation in sports and, perhaps even […]

Spend Your Money on YOU, Not on Guns!

As I write this article, it is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  As a teacher, I have the day off from work.  In between various “how do I entertain the kids enough to tire them out so they’ll leave me alone” events, I remembered that today marks an anniversary of sorts.  It has been exactly […]

2017 Blog Report

In this, what should be the last of the “this is what happened in 2017” posts, I thought I would take just a few minutes and outline for our readers a summary of how we faired in 2017. Overall I took this photo off the computer screen: Though I’m hesitant to put up the raw […]

2017: Looking Back

As I have done each year since the blog’s inception, I thought it worthwhile to revisit my goals for 2017 to see what I did, what goals were met, and how I (hopefully) improved. Formal Training I ended up taking 7 courses in 2017, six of which were one-day affairs (one was a two-day class).  […]

Are Night Sights Really Necessary?

I fear this article may stir up some controversy.  This is not, however, my intention.  Rather, I intend to outline a portion of my own journey in the area of pistol sights, share my own conclusions, and invite you to do your own testing.  Be warned:  the choice of pistol sights—just like the choice of […]