Cold Steel Trail Hawk Review

I’ve had the Cold Steel Trail Hawk for a little over a year now, so this won’t be a “First Impressions” review. I’ve had the Cold Steel Trail Hawk out in the field and tinkered with it around the homestead and feel that I am ready to give my thoughts on this piece of gear. […]

OPSEC and PERSEC for Women

OPSEC (Operational Security) can be broken down simply as “Protecting information that can be used by an adversary against you”. It’s best to think of these bits of information as “puzzle pieces”, that when put together can give a complete picture (or close to it) of your movements or situation, thus exposing vulnerabilities. PERSEC (Personal […]

Why Do I Carry A Gun?

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, my sincere apologies! The Christmas and New Year’s season was pretty hectic (Storms with tornadoes and now flooding of the Mississippi River, plus the usual craziness of the holidays), but I promise there will be more regular and frequent posts this year. Why do I carry a […]

Review: On Sheep, Wolves & Sheepdogs

Most of the people I talk to that are familiar with “On Sheep, Wolves & Sheepdogs”, heard it in the movie “American Sniper” (Chris Kyle’s father explains it to his sons at the dinner table). The movie just gives a summary of Lt. Col. Dave Grossman’s “On Sheep, Wolves & Sheepdogs” from his book “On […]