I hold both a Bachelors and a Masters degree in the social sciences. I studied history, politics, law, philosophy, and even took those pesky data analysis courses that numb your brain in no time flat. However, over the course of two degrees, I never once took a class in economics. This is somewhat of a … More On Doing Less: When Less is More
At some point in the last few years, I started taking shooting too seriously. When I first started shooting competitively, every weekend was something to look forward to, and even a one-day local match that didn’t count for anything got me pumped up to play! I anticipated the challenge of the stages, the time spent … More Why So Serious?
I lost my grandmother last week. She was 87. While I’d more or less known it was coming for the last several years, nothing ever prepares you for when “sometime soon” is “today.” I’ve done my fair share of crying the past several days, and I’m certainly saddened by the loss. But there are many … More Lessons from a Feisty Polish Grandmother
Father’s Day is upon us. It’s the day where we honor our dads, buy new neckties, and reflect on the good, the bad, and the influence they’ve had on our lives. In my case, it’s all good. I was incredibly blessed to grow up with the Greatest Dad in the World (it’s an official title, … More Happy Father’s Day!
Last weekend I shot the Tarheel 3-Gun Challenge at Woody’s Hunt and Rifle Club in New Hill, NC. In just its 3rd year in existence, this match has quickly become one of my favorite major matches. It should definitely be on your “must-attend” list next year. Here’s why: Half-day format. Adopted from the example of … More Tarheel 3-Gun Challenge: If you missed it, you missed out!
WHERE DO WE BEGIN? It’s hard to go more than about an hour these days without hearing Bastille’s song “Pompeii” on the radio. The song is about the ancient Roman city that was buried under up to 20 feet of ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. It’s sung from the perspective … More Setting Goals: Lessons from Pompeii…and Elephants?