Category Archives: Education

Phil, your Internets is in the mail.

Everyone else might as well go home. The last line in a post from today by Random Nuclear Strikes. I’d weep for them, but someday they’ll miss a safety warning label and we won’t have to worry about them taking … Continue reading

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New Melones Reservoir. Update

Worse drought ever.  Well I beg to differ, but in any event it is a bad one. Inflow in to New Melones Reservoir since July 1st, 2014.  Unmassaged data, I rather suspect that January 14th did not actually find water … Continue reading

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Junior Rifle

Tonight was the second night back for Kat with the Junior Rifle league/class. The first night consists of a “What to Expect and Safety” Lecture and then an Eddie Eagle Video. Pay your $25 fee, if you brought it with … Continue reading

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Ever wonder what happen to live ammunition in a fire?

Or if you drop it or crush it? Well if you watch this video you will know.  Shot, dropped from 65′, crushed under a bulldozer and set on fire.  10’s, 100’s and 1,000’s of rounds. I honestly had read and … Continue reading

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Junior Rifle aka the 4th trip to the range.

Tuesday Monika dropped Kat off at work right at 5:00 so we could attend the first session of this years Junior Rifle at the club at 6:00.  Even though we made a stop for dinner at Subway we managed to … Continue reading

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What a buzz kill.

Well there goes just about every Anime video and most cartoons involving swordsmen (and woman).

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How the M1 works.

An old military training film.  One that explains HOW the M1 Garand functions. There is a whole lot happening every time you pull the trigger.

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Eagle Scout Project.

Karl’s is almost done.  He and other Scouts worked on it this weekend and one more afternoons work with a couple of other scouts will finish it and have it ready for sign-off. That is a big deal (cue Plugs … Continue reading

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On this day in 1836.

The siege of the Alamo ended. I give you the best retelling of that event. The Ballad of Bowie Gizzardsbane Harsh that hearing for Houston the Raven: Foes had enfeebled the fortress at Bexar, Leaving it lacking and looted the … Continue reading

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Post-Traumatic Stupidity Syndrome

From “Schools of Thought“. Folks in the throes of PTSS are so traumatized by a tragic event that they immediately demand something – ANYTHING – be done to prevent it from ever occurring again. Even if the chances of it … Continue reading

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