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Frangipani Paradise, Part II

Frangipani  Paradise, Part II

More Frangipanis, Friends—And Fruitcakes. If you missed Part I of Frangipani...

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Another Border Tale

Another Border Tale

Frangipani Paradise, Part I. As a boy I collected postcards, favoring those...

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TWT’s & 3W’s

TWT’s & 3W’s

Volume I, Chapter One, Episode 1 We were taking a coffee break when MacKenzie...

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To The Graduating Class Of 2014

To The Graduating Class Of 2014

Congratulations, Condolences And A Few Comments. Can you believe it? I...

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Forgotten Or Unknown

Forgotten Or Unknown

Somebody’s Gotta Speak Up For Them… A string of coincidences over the past...

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The “State Of The Sandpile” Address...

The “State Of The Sandpile” Address

Just takin’ my turn at the annual gasbaggery… The sole terrain feature...

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A Border Tale

Sometimes one good man is all it takes… It never fails—not for me, anyway....

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Goin’ Bang, Boom And Sometimes Just ...

Goin’ Bang, Boom And Sometimes Just PFHUTT!

Ordnance oddities Offered For Your Amusement… Yeah, we did it...

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Since Mowing The Lawn Is Outta The Q...

Since Mowing The Lawn Is Outta The Question

Time For A Book, Isn’t It? Scoop the cat outta the easy chair; place on...

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More On Christmas

More On  Christmas

Or, “A Moron, On Christmas,” Whatever…. Maybe it’s because I’ve...

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The Invisible Veterans

The Invisible Veterans

Dickens, Tapley & Lieutenant Dan. ou know how sometimes you catch...

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Goops, Soups & Sauces

Goops, Soups  & Sauces

Chemical Cocktails For Your Cannon. My go-to gunsmith and I recently launched...

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Hot Enough Outside For Ya?

Hot Enough Outside For Ya?

And Are You Wet Enough Inside For It? Every summer there are stories in the...

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Noggin-Socks and Turkish Pastry

Noggin-Socks and Turkish Pastry

Just Another Day On The Range. Late March in the High Lonely: Light, blowing...

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Telltales

Telltales

Examples: Strange Smells & Ringin’ Bells. Elsewhere in this issue...

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One Hand Only

One Hand Only

Tips On “Every Day Carry” Knives From A Knife Knut. I mentioned a knife...

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Cheap & Handy

Cheap & Handy

The Right Tools For The Task. One of my household “call names” is...

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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

But only if it’s perfect practice. After making three slow passes on his...

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Just Pull Two Pins And Presto!

Just Pull Two Pins And Presto!

The Mighty Morphing Black Rifle. Want to polish your carbine skills for...

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Shrap & Frags

Shrap & Frags

Eyeballs, primers, bugs and lead. I routinely get questions from all kinds of...