Category Archives: Odd Angry Shot


Of Cuba Then. Part I. So now we’re told Raul Castro is a cuddly ol’ teddy bear and Coo-bah is

Tactical Tips

Well, Tactical-ish, At Any Rate. I get a lot of questions about “tactical tips and techniques,” some specific and some

Old Beat-Up Stuff

Like You, Me And Uncle Ivan, Some Gear Never Quits. I’ve long been a fan and admirer of plain, old-fashioned,


The Little Things Can Outshine “The Big Picture.” As I write this in December 2014, it is the 70th anniversary


“Off The Beaten Path” Stuff. Lots of readers have asked for tips on what to carry when wandering off the

Another Border Tale

Frangipani Paradise, Part I. As a boy I collected postcards, favoring those with vividly colorful tropical scenes—in stark contrast to