Went over to the TCF in Uptown this afternoon to make a deposit, as I do most weeks (sadly, the deposits are mostly small). I would have gotten there around 2:15pm I think. I’m in the habit of going to a teller window, and usually get some cash back.
On the way in past the ATM, I noticed a lot of people sitting around in the lobby. Then the door failed to open.
Finally, I noticed the sign on the inside of the glass door saying “Temporarily closed due to robbery”.
Continue reading Timing Is Everything
Today would be the first anniversary of the arrival of my carry permit. In considerably more than three trips while carrying, I still haven’t
- Left my gun behind in a restaurant
- Dropped my gun on the floor
- Accidentally shown it to anybody
- Needed it
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Sorry to be away so long. I got stuck on an article addressing a difficult social issue, and still haven’t been able to crack it, in real life either.
Today I went to the rally at the capitol for the first birthday of the Minnesota Citizen’s Personal Protection Act. But I’ve been working for a considerable amount of the previous week to get ready for the rally, and that’s more interesting.
Continue reading Planning a Rally (the MCPPA Birthday Party)
For as long as I can remember people have been putting up signs trying to convince “bad guys” that their house is a bad place to rob—”Beware of Dog” figures prominently in this history, with honorable mention to “Never Mind the Dog, Beware of Owner” and even “This House Protected by Smith & Wesson”. But despite efforts by both pro-gun and anti-gun activists over the years, there has been a real shortage of private residences bearing a “This is a Gun Free Home” sign, or any close equivalent.
Continue reading The Bravest Household in Minneapolis?
Racking the Slide
Made a stupid little mistake today. A standard, classic, one. I was taking my P-32 out of my pocket to add it to the stack of guns to take out back and clean (I was starting with a spray cleaner, hence wanted to start outside).
Continue reading Stupid Little Mistakes