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Hindering or Helping? Part I

Hindering or Helping? Part I

It Helps To Know The Difference. Since it happened well over 50 years ago, I...

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The Past Has Passed

The Past Has Passed

But Sometimes We Can Revisit It In Other Ways. At my age the passing of...

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A Pair And A Spare

A Pair And A Spare

And A Spare And A Spare… We are living in what many describe as the...

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A Special No. 5

A Special No. 5

For Elmer, Skeeter & Bill. In the March 2012 Campfire Tales, I spoke of...

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Taffin’s Tranquility Tips

Taffin’s Tranquility Tips

Part II. Last month we looked at the old adage “Vee Grow Too Soon Oldt Und...

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Taffin’s Tranquility Tips

Taffin’s Tranquility Tips

Part I “Vee Grow Too Soon Oldt Und Too Late Schmardt,” is a saying I...

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The Old Man

The Old Man

A Wilderness Encounter. This month’s campfire tales is a story from a dear...

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Mr. Whitetail

Mr. Whitetail

Remembering John Wootters. I’ve often said the best part of my job is not...

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A Letter

A Letter

How It Could Have Been. Postmark: October 5, 1939 To: Jeff John, editor, GUNS...

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Gallagher To The Rescue

Gallagher To The Rescue

And A Ruger Project Rises From The Ashes. Many, if not most of us, often dream...

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Firsts And Lasts

Firsts And Lasts

The Last Hunt. Have you ever noticed how much of our life is made up of...

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Ties To The Titanic

Ties To The Titanic

Fate Intervenes. As I write this, it is the most dreaded day of the year for...

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Remembering Roger

Remembering Roger

And Other Friends. It has been a tough couple of months. On the big scene we...

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Helpers

Helpers

These Folks Have Meant A Lot To John Over The Years. My very first gun...

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Utopia Denied: Part ll

Utopia Denied: Part ll

Progress, Politicians, and Political Correctness work very hard against any...

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Utopia Denied

Utopia Denied

Part 1 My latest edition of the Compact Oxford English Dictionary defines...

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Wisdom Of The Ages

Wisdom Of The Ages

It’s all at your fingertips. It is the best of times; it is the worst of...

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A Dog Story

A Dog Story

Big And Small. Those who are in the know, or at least pretend to be, told us...