There comes a time when enough is enough — when it’s time to let go. It happens throughout our lives, whether we want it to or not. Time to let go of those penguin pajama pants you’ve had since college. Time to let go of someone you love enough to know you don’t love him … More Hanging Up the Jersey
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
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!
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
Guns. They’re in the news every day, seemingly always the target of some political assault that casts them in a negative light. Guns are scary. Guns are evil. Guns will grow legs, jump out and blow your head off with their unlimited-capacity, super-automatic death clips. Guns are the devil! Except, no, they’re not. … More 3 Guns = 3x the Fun!
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!
PULL IT TOGETHER Last Sunday I had a practice day to get ready for the upcoming 3-Gun Nation Pro Series qualifier match. (Because I sucked juuuuuussstttt enough last year that I missed the cut and have to requalify. But that’s beside the point.) It was a rough day. I shot a match the day before … More Know When to Fold ‘Em
My basement is kind of a man cave. Yes, it has a washer and dryer and it’s painted pretty turquoise, but otherwise — total man cave. Across from my instruments of laundry, I keep my instruments of shooting. My workbench has stacks of targets, wrenches, optics, target pasters, and gun cleaning supplies. Underneath the workbench … More Put On Your Reloading Pants