Saturday, May 21, 2022
There was a time, in a galaxy far away, when revolvers chambered in .38 Special were among the most common handguns in the world. Every cop on the beat carried one, and this was reflected in the competitive shooting world.
As I post this article, Honolulu is in "lockdown" mode. Our health professionals tell us to eat nutritious food, keep a social distance and maintain an exercise regimen. For me that means a daily walk around the neighborhood or a hike with the doggy up the Mau'umae...
As I post this article, the nation is in the midst of Corona mania. Among other things, health professionals tell us that we need to keep a safe distance, eat right and exercise. Well, forget about the gym. The time to take long walks...
Not long ago I unearthed my Winchester 30-30 out of the safe where it had been sitting lo these many years. I purchased it in Decatur, Georgia, where I snuck off from a family reunion and headed to a pawn shop. Yes, I was playing hooky and...
According to Greek mythology the Gorgons were three monstrous sisters, the most famous being Medusa. They had snakes for hair, and anyone who looked at them directly was turned to stone. Medusa was beheaded by the hero Perseus, who observed her in...
Covid-19 has upended just about everything. For those of us who have been fortunate enough to work out of our homes, meeting primarily via Zoom, there’s no longer the need to “dress up”.  Sure, you need to look presentable, but there’s no reason to...
Editor’s Note:  This is part of a series on “crossover” wear, clothing that can be worn in the wilderness, at home, at work and on social occasions. Crossover wear is better tailored, more durable and hence more expensive than run of the mill “tactical” clothing. Triple Aught Design (aka TAD), has become popular with everyone...
It’s not an exaggeration to say that the Sig Sauer P210 is the most sought after 9mm target pistol in existence. It started its life, humbly enough, as the sidearm for the Swiss Army and police in 1949. Not exactly a Hollywood sendoff, but the Swiss are...
Covid has impacted nearly every facet of our lives. Even the way we dress. According to Fast Company, the fashion industry revenues dropped about one third of last year. Nowadays people simply aren’t buying clothing in the quantities they used to.
In this country, the Swedish outdoor equipment concern, Fjällräven, is not (yet) a household name. In Europe, it’s long been an iconic brand, analogous to Patagonia. Founded in 1960 by Åke Nordin in the basement of his parent’s home in Örnsköldsvik, on Sweden’s...