My dad is retired, and has a rat problem in his backyard due to his fruit trees and the neighbor behind him that has backyard that would make Fred Sanford cry. According to him, the best bait are sardines. He calls me almost every day, and his first words are “Got another rat!!”
I have 10K miles of experience climbing up and down mountains. Here are my suggestions if you want to make it to the top: 1) Take plenty of breaks. The mountain does not care how fast you get to the top. My goal on any climb of over 1K feet is to get the summit in a good mood. Obviously, you have to push yourself to… Read more
Great article. After owning several, UJM 70’s bikes, I spent more time and money on them then I did actually riding them. I think a first time rider would be good to have something that has been well maintained and has a proven service history is possible. I finally scored a 1998 HD Sportster for $1,000. It has a full… Read more
I learned on a lever action 30/30. Arguably the most dangerous gun ever. No safety, and if you pull the hammer back and don’t shoot, you have to pull the trigger slowly while releasing the hammer so as to not fire. It’s a wonder I never killed anyone with that thing. Or shot myself in the foot.
I was a competitive under-18 clay shooter when I was, well, under 18. I was good, but not great, usually shooting 47-48/50 when everyone else shot 49s. So it goes. If anyone has any questions I’ll do my best, but that was twenty-almost years ago.
Though, I want to counter advice I see in the article and comments: I… Read more
Your dad sounds like a pretty awesome dad.