Monthly Archives: December 2008

Thunder Horse

Sounds as good as it looks — better, even. Click the pic for a hyperdetailed photo. Standing in front of this machine with the throttle open, the bass notes hitting your chest feel like an endless succession of boomers going … Continue reading

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Uncle Paul’s El Camino

Uncle Paul’s El Camino

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Boomershoot Picture of the Day

8mm semi-auto action Well, it’s not a picture as you can see, it’s really a video — of Dan T. and his Mighty Machine doin’ their stuff at Boomershoot 2008. I think it’s a 1919A4? Rechambered to 8mm Mauser so … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day: 12/31/08

Pursuit done. For now. The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. Benjamin Franklin Joe Huffman opened 2008 with this quote. Sadly, they didn’t follow the advice he included with the quote. … Continue reading

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An invite of sorts

Anyone up for an early lunch session of pistoleering with myself and the visiting Captain Chad at Wade’s in Bellevue tomorrow should leave a comment here or drop an email my way. I’m thinking we’ll grabbing a bite to eat … Continue reading

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The King of All Lists

Local rock station KZOK will be tying the bow on the 2008 edition of their Top 1000 Classic Rock Songs of All Time over the next two days, with #1 being played at the stroke of midnite January 1st. They … Continue reading

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We’re working on it

And when I say “we”, I mean my co-workers and I. Blustery winds whipped uncollected recycling and garbage through streets and alleys Monday, frustrating and infuriating residents who set it out as instructed by the city over the weekend or … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day: 12/30/08

If it doesn’t bleed, it never happened You can imagine how much more tedious it would be to watch soldiers running meetings on irrigation. Jane Arraf Ms. Arraf is the now former CNN Baghdad bureau chief. “Former” because like the … Continue reading

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VPC: Epic Fail

#5, meet #50. I don’t know that congratulations are quite in order, but good on ya, North Dakota! North Dakota may end 2008 with the lowest number of murders in at least 30 years, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says. Stenehjem … Continue reading

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If I have to drive with Big Brother

Why won’t they count him as a second occupant so I can get in the carpool lane? A year ago, the Oregon Department of Transportation announced it had demonstrated that a new way to pay for roads — via a … Continue reading

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