When I get dressed to leave my house every morning, I carry five things, as long as they’re legal where I’m going.
I am a believer that chivalry isn’t, or should not be, dead. My wife tells me that when we were first dating, she was enamored with the fact that I held the car door open for her. Well, I also hold the door open for her when we enter or leave a restaurant and most… Read more »
A discussion I’ve had with students and friends, almost as frequently as the “Which gun should I buy?” discussion, is in response to that age-old statement, “I have a shotgun for home defense. All I have to do is rack it and the bad guy will go away.” I have heard this skewed logic many… Read more »
When I teach home-defense courses, I’m always asked, “What is the best gun for home defense?” And I always answer with a definitive “That all depends.” This vagueness belies the truism that there really is no perfect home-defense gun. While there are three firearm platforms that most would argue are “standard” home-defense firearms — the… Read more »
How important is your hearing? It’s something I value highly. The ability to hear a bad guy sneaking up on me in a parking lot is high on my list of reasons why, but so are the rustle of the wind through the trees, the sound of donkeys braying in the pasture, the call of… Read more »