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Another Pistol Class – USPSA

I’ve written briefly before about taking several NRA courses when we were in Las Vegas. I took 6 or 7 classes including three instructor courses. Since I’m mentioning it here I’ll include a recommendation for Safety First Firearms Training in Las Vegas, NV. Bill, the Chief Instructor, is not only an instructor and coach [...]

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Warrior Dash

Have you heard about the Warrior Dash? It’s a craze sweeping the fitness community — a foot race over an obstacle course intended to be challenging and fun. From my brief research it seems to be centered in the USA and Australia with some events also in Canada and New Zealand. No, I haven’t [...]

Thrift Store shopping isn’t what it used to be

Check out the price on this table and chairs!

Birthday Dinner at Biloxi Grand Casino

Last night we went to LB’s Steakhouse at the Biloxi Grand Casino for my birthday. I had the chef’s special, a filet and coconut lobster bites with mushroom risotto and grilled asparagus. It was very good. Chris had the fried shrimp, which she said was the perfect size to have the tender texture [...]

World’s smallest Master Lock?

This tiny lock came with a pistol that I just bought. I’ve seen smaller locks but they were toys.

It’s Official: April 13, 2013 we have become part-time RVers

Last night was our first in the new house. After 8 years, 7 months, and 12 days we’re no longer fulltimers.

The house is still empty except for the master bedroom, some appliances, and essential kitchen items like a coffee maker, coffee cups, other dishes and utensils. Sleeping was comfy, but being awake needs [...]

Southern Gaming and Destinations

Many of you know that I write a column for Midwest Gaming and Travel magazine. Recently Southern Gaming and Destinations asked me to do a single feature for them. You can read it HERE starts on page 40 of the magazine, or 41, 42 of the online index, keep looking it’s there



Long Range Planning… REALLY Long Range

August 21, 2017

Does anyone know what happens that day? We’re planning to be in Yellowstone before and after. http://www.eclipse2017.org/ECLIPSE2017_main.HTM


Saving Money on Fuel

Whether you burn diesel or gas, and whether you get 7.5 mpg or 37.5 a dollar saved is a dollar saved. We just returned last night from a 2,000 mile round trip (no unfortunately not in our RV, we were in the Honda) and for almost the whole trip we saved 20% on our [...]