Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 23. Ish.

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Now over three weeks (as the crow flies) into my own little conceal carry odyssey, I’ve realized something. The whole concept of conceal carry has gotten into my head. It’s…

Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Home Stretch edition.

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So I’m driving around yesterday, all situationally aware and all that, and I get a call from my offspring on her new iPhone. (Santa been belly belly good to her…

Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Holiday Wrapup

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It’s been a weird holiday. First one without my dad around, which has affected me more deeply and profoundly than I ever would have expected. First one with my life…

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Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Holiday Edition

It’s been a few days since I’ve posted anything here on TTAG. My apologies, my daughter was in town, and my 12-year-old offspring is a force of nature, and not…

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Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 19

I’ll admit it. I love musical theatre. And I’m NOT a metrosexual. I grew up in a musical household (I’m a 5th generation professional), and musical comedy was a part…

Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 16

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I’m still in shock. That’s the only explanation for it. Life is just a little too weird now, and “shock” is the only answer that fits. What am I babbling…

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Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 15

So we’ve reached the half-way point in my 30 day odyssey in carrying a firearm concealed on my person. And I think it’s a good a time as any to take…

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30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 14

So as we cruise into the midpoint of my little 30-day chronicle, it occurs to me that I’ve not talked about guns and dating. There’s actually a reason for that….

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Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Cary, Weekend Edition II½

So while I was eating lunch yesterday in the BBQ joint of my choice, I caught myself doing a scan of the room. Now keep in mind, since the day…

Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Weekend Edition II

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Today was “music day,” apparently. I spent virtually all day either playing or listening to music. Part of the day was spent armed. Part was not. To understand why, we…

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Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 11

Whilst out and about for the first time in a couple of days (thanks, sinuses!), I spent some time at a bookstore. (See yesterday’s scintillating read) And something else occurred to me….

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Dear Diary: 30 Days to Conceal Carry, Day 9

Sick Day. I hate ’em. And as someone who’s self-employed, there’s no such thing as “paid leave.” Nope. When you’re sick, you’re effectively out of work. So it was with…