A minor diversion…

One of the silver linings in the COVID-19 stay-at-home protocol is that we have time to pursue trivial matters that previously would have been preempted by more important things like…well, don’t ask me. I’m retired; I can pursue all the trivial matters I want, at any time. But, perhaps you aren’t that fortunate, but you… Continue reading A minor diversion…

Concealed Carry at the Mall? Not in Midland, Texas.

One of our local TV stations posted a link on Facebook to its report on the decision by Midland Park Mall to prohibit the carrying of concealed handguns on its property. It’s unclear whether these are new signs, but the mall’s policy and the station’s spotlight on the signs are drawing the reactions you’d expect… Continue reading Concealed Carry at the Mall? Not in Midland, Texas.

Slinging Henry

After almost a year of fearful contemplation, and thanks in no small part to a bit of cabin fever (it’s been really cold for TWO DAYS!), I finally worked up the courage to mount a sling to my Henry Golden Boy rifle. If that doesn’t sound all that courageous, then you’ve never seen that beautiful… Continue reading Slinging Henry

Studebaker Fish: The Backstory

I’m a sucker for sculptures constructed from found objects. Are they art? I’ll leave that debate to those who know what they’re talking about, but I find such pieces to be a pleasant addition to my environment, and that’s all I demand from my art. I also like the idea of making something whimsical for… Continue reading Studebaker Fish: The Backstory

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Two Things

This is the first in what I hope will be a periodic – if not regular – series in which I share, well, two things. Each pair may or may not have some relationship to each other; it’s possible that the only thing they have in common is that they happened to catch my eye… Continue reading Two Things