My Road to 3Gun, Part 4

Thursday morning dawned bright and early for me. Even earlier than usual actually, because we were now on Central Time, and my body hadn’t adjusted to the (albeit small) time change yet. Honestly, even the switch to Daylight Saving Time takes me about a week […]

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My Road to 3Gun, Part 3

The remaining three weeks until the Big Match flew by in a haze of back-to-school physicals, band practice, and other “real world” activities that did not involve shooting. My job tends to have a big peak in August when everyone realizes that they need a […]

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My Road to 3Gun, Part 2

Despite a successful maiden voyage with my new Benelli M2, I realized that I couldn’t keep blasting stationary cardboard forever and have it be effective practice for 3Gun. I was stewing about other solutions, when Serendipity again intervened. During that time frame, I received an […]

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My Road to 3Gun Part 1

I hit a big milestone in my whole 4 year gun “career” this year – I shot in my first ever 3 Gun match. But, like all things in my life, it was a stepwise progression to get there. My baby steps started in August […]

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Gun Show

My mother was visiting this weekend. My youngest had a big marching band performance this weekend, and it was also the Homecoming Dance, so we thought that this might be a good weekend for my mom to see my daughter in all of her outfits. […]

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Slacker Mom

I just recently read a post from JulieG about taking her two small children on an Elk hunting trip, and it brought back all kinds of (albeit hazy) memories of my own child-rearing. Preschoolers/infants on an Elk hunt? Seriously? More power to Julie, but holy […]

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Why Shooting?

This is the question that is always out there. Why guns? Why shooting sports? Why not golf… or tennis… or something a little more sedate for a woman of my age and profession? I can only answer for myself, but for me, there are a […]

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In Defense of Pink

I like pink. I admit it. I know that not all women agree with me, but for me it says something about where I am in my life. I know there is a lot of talk in the outdoor industry about “pink for women” – […]

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