Tuesday, December 27, 2011

No, I'm not dead, and other news . . .

CNN reports gun sales at record levels, according to FBI

Gun sales are at record levels.  This may or may not be a good thing:

I was at the gun range last night.  The demographics of people at the range reminded me that when SHTF, not just good guys will have guns.  There were a lot of thugs there and a lot of people who frankly did not look as though they had enough sense to be handling a lethal weapon.

My goal is to be more proficient than they are, because in an emergency the person who gets the first shot off and manages to hit their target has probably won.  That requires consistent, focused practice.

* * *

I know I've been inactive for a long time.  I've been out living my life - I got tired of reading and talking about things and decided to start actually doing something.  Mostly, I've been getting fit.  I dropped about 40 pounds, took up running and some other endurance sports, changed careers, and found a social network - some of whom happen to think similarly to me.

Life is good.

I'll post more details soon.