This article first appeared (with lots of photos!) at Tarheel 3-Gun. Last weekend I had the privilege of shooting the Freedom Munitions Memorial Multigun match, presented by Tarheel 3-Gun. It was a whirlwind trip – I drove, shot, missed a bunch of targets, and was back home in less than 48 hours – but I … More Family and Fun at Freedom Munitions Multigun
In the Old Testament, the prophet Elijah performed some of the cooler miracles of his day. One particular miracle, in which he called down fire from heaven to consume a sacrifice in front of the prophets of a false god was particularly flashy. Elijah (and God!) rocked that day on the mountain, but the evil … More 3-Gun University: A Coach’s Eye
I’ve always been a Daddy’s girl; I think I still am. Dad and I share similar intellects, thought processes, and senses of humor. We click. I never had a bad relationship with my mom; I was just always closer to Dad. Then why is it that lately I’ve seen a lot more of Mom showing … More When Did I Become My Mother?
(I’m catching up on a few old posts. This post originally appeared at Tarheel3gun.com in April.) For the fourth year running, what has arguably become the East Coast’s most popular 3-gun match went off without a hitch. The 2015 Bushmaster Tarheel 3-Gun Challenge was held at Woody’s Hunt and Rifle Club in New Hill, NC … More 2015 Bushmaster Tarheel 3-Gun Challenge A Huge Success
It happens to all of us. We anticipate a major shooting event for months, stalk the sign-up link so we can click SUBMIT at one second past the designated hour, fill our social media feeds with “Oh man, I’m so excited for this event in 97 days!”, make our travel plans, clean our guns, and … More Poor Match Day Performance? It’s All In Your Head!
It’s finally here. The 2015 CrossFit Games Open is upon us, and I’m sitting here a huge bundle of nervous excitement with nothing to distract me from the adventure that lies ahead. Visions of toes-to-bar dancing in my head, literally. Seriously, of all the days NOT to have ADD, I’m laser focused on this thing… … More Why I’m doing the Open – and you should too!
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