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ND – Negligent Discharge. This used to be called AD, Accidental Discharge. But really? Is it an accident? Yes, but a negligent accident perhaps. The term was changed to ND. In the last two weeks two episodes of Negligent Discharges have occurred in my world. I promise you it was not myself or Charles. Episode… Read more »

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I apologize for not responding about mom after my last entry. She reacted well to the chemo with no side affects as of yet and they don’t think she should have any at all. So now we wait for all medications to do their job. She seems happy to have an answer and treatment for… Read more »

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Not a great day in Wisconsin. Something has come up that I need to fly home tomorrow. My mom has had Chronic Lymphoma for a while but it recently has drained all her good blood cells and they are making her rush in for chemo treatment. She also has had a terrible lung infection that… Read more »

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Winnequah Rifle Club – Lodi, WI Day 2, yesterday was the first day of Palma Individuals. (Photo at right is taken from me standing at 1000 yd line while shooters are at 900. Can you even see the targets way down there?) Conditions were fairly calm first half of the day and then steadily the… Read more »

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Cascade Rifle Range in Ravensdale, WA. OH SO CLOSE! I think I shot my best match today. And I still could not win. OK I was second or 1st Match Winner. I had an amazing score. But it is second! I also shot with borrowed gear. Everything except my rifle has been shipped to Lodi,… Read more »

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What a surprise! Not only did Charles win and get the final points needed to become Distinguished but I also got my first 6 points towards the 30 needed. How cool! Just the two of us up there. A real Mr and Mrs and Smith. Only we are not trying to kill each other. Yet…. Read more »

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What a day! 80 degrees. The first time since last August have we had this kind of temperatures. Pathetic eh? This is the weekend I had to dust off my AR15 to participate in this match. I have been so involved in Long Range prone shooting that except for practice on last Thursday I have… Read more »

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Monday our third day at Douglas Ridge was the team match event. We had 6 teams that participated. The US Under 25 (different group than last week) the US International, (David Littlefield who was a Wrangler with me last week at Rattlesnake jumped ship to this team this week) Traitor! Our team the Wranglers, the… Read more »