Author Archives: n3mra

Guns I Wanted

It is funny to notice how things change.  When I was an early teenager, I wanted a rifle that I could strap onto my backpack and cart around in the woods, should I encounter a rabid dog, black bear, or … Continue reading

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Button Quail

A few weeks ago, we visited the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago, IL, to visit a friend of ours that works there.  She gave us a nice tour of the facility, and showed us how she stuffed different birds that are … Continue reading

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Geocaching in Southeastern Kansas

This past week, I have been on the road.  I drove to Decatur, IL, for a chemical safety training, and did not have much time outdoors. Having said that, we did make a few stops along the way.  We stopped … Continue reading

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American Rifleman: July 2017

I finally finished reading the July 2017 issue of American Rifleman, and I liked several of the articles. First, let me say that I always enjoy the column titled, I Have This Old Gun…  I love history, and I love historic … Continue reading

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Backyard Wildlife

In addition to my scorpion hunting, I have been paying attention the wildlife we have in our yard.  Of the most interest in recent days has been the family of quail that I see running around the yard. I suspect … Continue reading

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Reloading Shack

I have neglected to keep my reloading shack clean.  Therefore, I spent the first four hours of the day working in there to clean things up. Probably my biggest problem is cleaning up brass.  I have tons of brass, of … Continue reading

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Old Target

I visited my parents a few weeks ago, and my mom found an old target in her stuff.  The target was mine, from when I was a teenager, and is dated 2/25/96.  I likely shot this with my Ruger 10-22. … Continue reading

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