Monthly Archives: December 2010

New Shooters – Dr. William Holda and his wife

Today, I took Dr. William (Bill) Holda and his wife Scotti to the range for the first time. Dr. Holda is the president of Kilgore College. These folks had never held or shot any handgun. Several months ago, Dr. Holda … Continue reading

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Boomerang!

Our son, J, works and lives in New York City. He’s been visiting us during the Christmas holidays. He was scheduled to fly home last Monday, but a blizzard happened in New York, shutting down the airports up there. His … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories

Although this entry is about Christmas memories, it’s really about a truck, since that’s what I remember. This picture was taken December 25, 1960, which of course is fifty years ago, today. How cool is that? And, yes, that’s me. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2010!

Christmas is our celebration of the birth of Jesus, the Son of God, our Savior! With His birth, mankind received the greatest possible blessing, as God demonstrated His amazing love for us. Rejoice! Rejoice, indeed! For God has indeed blessed … Continue reading

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Getting Braced

We’re getting braced for the holidays, here in East Texas. Yesterday we took another run at getting our Christmas lights working right; I replaced several strings of lights; drove to town to get some more, and one of the new … Continue reading

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How Safe is Concealed Carry of Guns?

Quite safe, actually. Here’s a parallel to think about: First, posit that statistically you can count on the holder of a concealed handgun license (CHL) not to intentionally commit murder; after all, they have all been thoroughly checked out by … Continue reading

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Here There Be FUDGE!

Texas Grandma made fudge, yesterday (Sunday); I got to help stir. She made seven batches. For those of you who don’t know, this is fairly labor-intensive. First, you have to cook the mixture on the stove, while continuously and vigorously … Continue reading

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