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Annette Evans
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Every Girl Should Learn How to Shoot - Part 4 of 4
Read part 1 , part 2 , and part 3 first if you haven't already. And as I said, I’ve found some of the best people in the world by being around firearms. It’s not all kittens and rainbows, but the best here really are the best. Let me share a little of my pi...

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Every Girl Should Learn How to Shoot - Part 3 of 4
Read part 1 and part 2 first if you haven't already. The complicated web of laws and rules relating to carry, the heavy responsibility of choosing a potentially lethal self-defense tool, the difficulty in finding a gun to carry, figuring out how to carry an...

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Every Girl Should Learn How to Shoot - Part 2 of 4
Read part 1 first if you haven't already. As shooting became a more serious hobby, I became increasingly aware of the legal and political implications of my new weekend activity. Although I was having so much fun shooting, I had to be discreet about gun own...

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Every Girl Should Learn How to Shoot - Part 1 of 4
In July, I was honored as the keynote speaker at the Women's Concealed Carry Fashion Show in Columbia County, NY. I went through my history as a shooter in order to figure out what I wanted to share with the audience, then realized that my journey was the s...

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Things I Learned in Gun School - Advanced Competition Pistol with Op Spec Training
One of the most transformative experiences in my shooting career was taking Practical Fundamentals with Operation Specific Training . I’ve been fortunate to have been part of some really excellent classes over the years, but the lightbulbs that clicked on f...

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Why Women Shoot Slow - A Response
Over at Women Carry yesterday, my friend Tammy posted some theories about why women shoot slow ...or at least slower than men. Women and their relative ability behind a gun is a topic I've been thinking about quite a bit as I work through my own journey to ...

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Happiness and Satisfaction
I have been thinking some recently on how we frame our wins and losses on the range, match or otherwise. Very often, we are dismissive of or disappointed in our results, but in a way I'm not sure is productive either for ourselves or for others. "I had a te...

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A Very Quiet Bang
My friend, Tracy Hughes , issued a dry fire challenge  this month to the members of the League City A Girl & A Gun Club chapter , where she is the facilitator (among the many hats she wears!). The challenge is simple: one full month of dry fire, six days a ...

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That was a wee bit chilly to be knocking off some rust. First USPSA match with my SIG Sauer P320....snow and all!

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Hi There - A Few Personal Updates, and Some Thoughts On Range Safety
I'm sorry for the radio silence here. While I've been able to post shorter tidbits fairly regularly over on my Facebook page  (where you really should go for more timely news and posts anyway) and even my new (relatively) Instagram , the longer and more tho...
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