T1, T1 Mk18, T3, and GWOT I recently was able to take a day and head out to my friend's farm and do a little bit of shooting. I had a lot of guns, many of which I had not been able to shoot since they had been purchased, but there were a few I … Continue reading Range Report
The RPG Analogy
I have an analogy I like to use when deciding if new people are worth investing time in. I call it the RPG Analogy. For anyone who has ever spent time playing either a video game or tabletop RPG, the terminology will be quite familiar. For those that haven't, I'm sure it will be easy … Continue reading The RPG Analogy
After that, everything changed.
It was dark and relatively quiet. The truck commander and gunner were babbling on about something for the strict purpose of staying awake I would imagine. The rumble of the HMMWV's engine hummed faintly through the sound dampening headset I wore under my helmet that connected me to the vehicle intercom and the troop and … Continue reading After that, everything changed.
Mythology, Metallurgy, and Monsters
Writing stories with monsters is fun. The common monsters have such varied mythology when it comes to strengths and weaknesses that it can be mind numbing. The first time I was exposed to the idea that vampires are affected by silver was when I watched the first Blade movie some time in the late 90s. … Continue reading Mythology, Metallurgy, and Monsters
Just A Whisper (Sort-of spoilers follow)
Tonight 14 cities across the United States had a very special event. Anyone lucky enough to be in one of those cities got to see the first 15 minutes of the Ghost In The Shell movie that will be hitting theaters on March 31st. Denver just so happened to be on that list and I … Continue reading Just A Whisper (Sort-of spoilers follow)
Been A While
It's been about a month since I wrote a new blog. Just a heads up, tomorrow I will hopefully get to experience something I am very excited about. If I manage to get to the theater in time to get a ticket to the event, I will write an entire blog on my thoughts and … Continue reading Been A While
A Bit of a Rant
Politics suck. We're all tired of hearing about how great or not great the new president is. I know we are, because I'm pretty sure everyone I actually talk to face to face with words from my mouth has said as much. He has selected people who, even in a worst case scenario, are the … Continue reading A Bit of a Rant
The Dawn Has Come
A new year is upon us. The "Year Everyone Died" has come to pass and we find ourselves standing in the doorway of another 365-day period of unknown possibilities and as-of-yet-unknown goings on. Resolutions are being made and broken as I write this very blog. People's gym memberships are being ignored or forgotten, diets are … Continue reading The Dawn Has Come
This coming spring I will be starting work on a project car. I had to trade my last project car for a more reliable and fuel-efficient vehicle. It broke my heart to do it, but my girlfriend at the time was driving my jeep as a daily driver which left me with my 1963 Chevrolet … Continue reading Upcoming Project