More stuff to report

I have been very busy since my last entry here. I took my new AR-15 to the outdoor range in Pungo yesterday and zeroed the sights. I fired a total of 60 rounds from the AR-15 and it is a sweet rifle. I also fired a couple of magazines from my Glock. I am getting much better with my Glock and I have the riddled targets to prove it. I was a little intimidated about disassembling and cleaning my rifle but it proved much easier that I thought. I actually managed to get it back together in working order. This weekend I hope to go shoot with my brother Jon at a friends house in North Carolina. His house backs up to the Dismal Swamp and you can shoot at targets setup on a berm he has out back.

I also attended a mass meeting of Chesapeake Republicans and was elected to be a delegate at the upcoming Virginia Republican Convention in Richmond this May. We will be electing candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General. I will also be manning a both at the gun show in Scope this weekend. The booth is for the Virginia Civilian Defense League, a 10,000 strong state organization to support gun rights and the Second Amendment. While there I may try to pickup a scope for my new rifle.

I am also very busy in church. As an elder I will be performing Communion this Sunday in addition to preparing the Communion table. We rehearsed last night for our annual Last Supper performance. I have participated in that for the last several years. I am also on the Search Committee to find a new Minister for our Church. It is going to be an uphill battle to find a Minister and may take a year or more. We cannot afford to pay what most ministers are asking for today.

I almost forgot that I now have a new Dell Mini 9 netbook computer which I bought last month. I am in love with it and can now surf the net from anywhere in the house. Did I mention that I am now almost broke from all this buying. Obama, where is my stimulus, I need it. That’s it for now.

Once was lost, but now am found.

This will be the first post I have written in 2009. Not sure why I have not posted anything since December. There sure has been a lot going on in my life. I will chalk it down to being sick for almost a month and just not getting back to blogging here. I have been busy on TheMindOfTefft as that one is my real passion, but I do miss writing here. Since buying my Glock I have obtained a concealed carry permit and I do carry my pistol with me a lot more than I thought I would. I have taken a course on defensive firearms and have been practicing a lot. Of course I doubt if I will ever need to defend myself with the Glock but it can be a dangerous world and you cannot depend on anyone except yourself to defend against violence and crime.

In anticipation of President Obama enacting legislation that will permanently make assault rifles illegal, I purchased a DPMS Panther AR-15 rifle. It reminds me a lot of the M-16 which I fired in the Army and with which I qualified as an expert marksman. I hope to go fire the AR-15 this weekend with my brother Jon at a friends house in North Carolina. Ammunition for the AR-15 is scarce right now but my brother previously bought 500 rounds so we should have some ammo to expend.

Teresa is back working at Jeb’s Market two or three days a week. Dana has broken up with her boyfried and has moved back home until June. In June Dana will be living in the rental house that Teresa owns in Portsmouth. The family currently living there has been given notice. I have my doubts about whether Dana is responsible enough to live there but we will see. There is much more that I could write about but I think I will quit for now. Hopefully I will be able to post more often than I have the last three months.