Gunpowder and Graphite

Monthly Archives: September 2013

     I’ve always loved recreational shooting. I spent a good bit of my meager earnings on .22 ammo during middle and high school and destroyed copious quantities of soda cans, empty 12 gauge shells, rotten produce and the occasional paper target. In hind site I wish I had spent more time punching holes in paper than splattering rotten apples all over the back yard.     Targets that produce a visible, dynamic result when hit provide… Read More

     I met up with my brother for a weekend of goose hunting in Otsego County, NY. Things got off to a bit of a rough start upon my arrival on Friday evening. About 30 minutes before sunset I ran into complications with setting up the blind. A few critical, load-bearing pieces of the frame needed to be screwed into place and I had forgotten to pack my cordless drill. I was able to borrow one, but neglected… Read More