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46th wedding anniversary

The people who spawned me are awesome!

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Migrating to new social media location (updated post)

FB just blocked me for a week for a photo linked in a private message. That kind of idiocy makes it rather less useful for anything, so I will be moving the majority of my social media posting to MeWe. … Continue reading

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28th anniversary

My parents and I arrived to American May 23, 1989. Glad we moved! It’s been an interesting time so far.

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More Libertycon portraits

Michael Massa James Cochrane

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If you are at Libertycon, I recommend this workshop

Friday, July 8 Lawyer / Author Amie Gibbons will conduct a 2 hour workshop on law basics for writers. It will include a general outline of criminal, constitutional, and tort law basics (on the writing side), as well as a … Continue reading

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Baby Gremlin

Photo from 2007.

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Interview with me from SHOT Show 2016

All4Shooters just posted the video of my interview from SHOT range day. The accompanying article is also available in Italian.

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Hard at work, as usual.

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Idaho trip postponed

Due to the overwhelming number of home commitments and bad timing for the Boise trip, I am postponing until Fall. Unfortunately, that also cancels the Orofino trip for Boomershoot this year.

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Amie Gibbons joins the ranks of published authors

This is the first of several short stories in a series. Amie wrote several series, each featuring a quirky, distinctive character navigating the world where magic, legal precedents and an occasional use of judiciously applied firepower all coexist. Please read, review … Continue reading

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Back from SHOT Show.

Just returned from the least stressful, most productive SHOT show in my career. I got to meet many friends from all over the world. Got to look and try a wide variety of arms and accessories. Bringing back tremendous amount … Continue reading

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Interview with Serbian Kalibar magazine

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My recent publications

About left-handed AR15s in Shooting Illustrated. Print version is more extensively illustrated. Interview with Serbian Kalibar. Print version is more extensively illustrated.

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On a Saturday evening

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Another awesome work day

Took pictures all day. Got to record the chief of fire-fighters rappel down into a window with a suppressed Tavor in hand, and a bunch of other polite gentlemen play around an MRAP. Fun day.

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My typical work day

Taking a break between photos to try out a 300 Blackout barrel for my ARAK21. It worked well and the recoil was almost imperceptible. The optic is a Primary Arms 1-6x. (Photos by Bob Faxon)  

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Today is the 25th anniversary of my family coming to America

On this day in 1989, I flew to New York from Rome (which was a waypoint on the way from the USSR). Today, I flew back Rome to celebrate the anniversary with my parents who discovered America for me. My … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes

The result looks a lot like this. (Photo by Heather Cernik)

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Recent portrait of me

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Had much fun today

My IP lawyer Glenn and I went shooting with Bob Faxon and his friends. (Photos by Bob Faxon) Long-stroke piston rifles were very controllable even at 700rpm. I ended up wearing one pair of gloves over another and still froze. … Continue reading

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