Once it becomes known you carry a handgun on a regular basis as a civilian the more cynical or socially obtuse among your acquaintances (Notice: I didn't say 'Friends') will sometimes ridicule you with the question, "What are you afraid of?"Read the whole thing!
My answer has been, "I'm afraid of a lot of things. Losing our surviving child is my greatest fear, then losing my wife and being alone would probably be my next greatest fear other than perhaps losing my health or ability to live on my own, but one thing I'm not afraid are those creatures -- animal or human -- who think they can attack me. My Bite Is As Bad Or Worse Than Theirs!"
Sunday, August 02, 2009
Yeah, I got behind when I was out and about. Frank James, gunwriter supremo and all around good guy, had this excellent piece on his blog, Corns, Beans, Spent Brass, An Empty Page and a Deadline: