Category Archives: firearms

Grizzlies And Politics

I don’t agree with Trump or some of his nominees on just about anything but “BetsyDeVos would not oppose putting guns in our schools. I was shaken to the core by her answer. So should every American parent.” See Citing grizzlies, … Continue reading

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The Silence Of The Politicians

Well, the GOP are lost and rudderless with Trump at the helm. They’ve botched confirmations. They’ve botched repealing ObamaCare. Now they hope they are onto something better, making silencers for firearms easier to obtain. As usual there are pros and … Continue reading

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The Return Of Wooden Bullets

“The Department of Defense is now looking at ways to clean up after itself, putting out the call for the development of biodegradable ammunition loaded with seeds that sprout plants after being discharged.” See US military seeks biodegradable bullets that sprout … Continue reading

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Daesh Losing Grip

“Iraqi government forces fighting so-called Islamic State (IS) in Mosul have reached the banks of the Tigris river in the city for the first time.” See Mosul battle: Iraqi government forces reach Tigris riverIt’s taken some months, but nearly half of … Continue reading

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Feeling Good!

I think I am over the election of Trump. If I ignore him, maybe he will go away… Yesterday I began in earnest to plant some seeds for the spring. I’ve been stratifying some seeds in the refrigerator. Fortunately, TLW … Continue reading

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Reloading Pleasure And Pain

“Powder Info SRN 0065Distributor HodgdonProduct Name H322Data Source Federal Bureau of InvestigationSource SRN 660 Product use ReloadDate obtained 6/10/05Lot Number 10404054288Manufacturer ADI / Australia” Reloading ammunition is one of the things I do well and enjoy. It saves money per shot … Continue reading

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To Weigh Or Not To Weigh. That Is The Question.

Trial Charge δ δ2 1 18.66 -0.060 0.004 2 18.86 0.140 0.020 3 18.66 -0.060 0.004 4 18.66 -0.060 0.004 5 18.7 -0.020 0.000 6 18.66 -0.060 0.004 7 18.74 0.020 0.000 8 18.82 0.100 0.010 9 18.7 -0.020 0.000 … Continue reading

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Crazy Things I Might Do In 2017

How am I going to survive a few years living with Trump? I’m going to have fun! High on my ToDo list are things to make the world a better place, like growing trees and flowers, you know, natural stuff … Continue reading

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The End-times For USA

“Gun ownership has traditionally been associated with the right wing in America but the election of Donald Trump has prompted some left-wingers to join gun clubs – and even start preparing for the collapse of society.” See Why US liberals are … Continue reading

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Front Porches

“For the past 15 years, someone has been murdered on a porch every three weeks on average, according to Chicago police records. Many are shot because they find themselves innocently in the line of fire. Sometimes they are caught in … Continue reading

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Finally! A Buck!

We’ve been hunting many days this season and only today took a buck. It was pretty easy until the retrieval… We set up at the angle of an “L”-shaped opening with mature poplar on one side and immature poplar on … Continue reading

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Thinking Of Buying An Electric Vehicle

“Manitoba has among the lowest electricity rates in North America, making an EV inexpensive to charge. An EV that travels 15,000 km per year would use approximately the same amount of energy every year as a typical electric water heater. … Continue reading

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