- The Eclipse 2017 Umbra Viewed from Space
As millions of people across the United States experienced a total eclipse as the umbra, or moon’s shadow passed over them, only six people witnessed the umbra from space. The space station crossed the path of the eclipse three times as it orbited above the continental United States at an altitude of 250 miles.
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WOW! What a fantastic match. I will run out of words to describe this one before I am done. I have decided to break this one up a lot in order to keep the posts more reasonable in length. You … Continue reading
Long drive yesterday. It used to be I could jump in the car and drive 15 hrs without even thinking about it. The long stretches yesterday were good but I have come to really dislike traffic. 8 hrs of windshield … Continue reading
Or, “Have I Lost My Mind”? 4 years ago when I picked up a gun again for the first time after a 20+ year break, there were a number of reasons for it. I won’t go into all of them … Continue reading
Ok, I am way late in writing this post. It’s funny how work backs up when you take a few days off. Many others have written about their Boomershoot adventures, accordingly I think I will borrow some of their excellent … Continue reading
Long day. Weather was close to ideal for the day. Little to no winds, and partly sunny throughout the day. I did not shoot much, maybe 25 rounds all told. I had been asked to do some coaching for some … Continue reading
We have celebrities on the firing line. Well, we pretty much always do. Monte Milanuk is part of Gene’s training group as well as being on the US F/TR National team. Two years ago Michael Bane dropped in and did … Continue reading
So what is all the excitement about Boomershoot anyway? Itty, bitty, 3 to 7 inch boxes at 400 to 700 yds that go BOOM when you connect with a rifle. [kml_flashembed publishmethod=”static” fversion=”8.0.0″ movie=”http://my-hallsofmontezuma.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Bommer-1.swf” width=”400″ height=”300″ targetclass=”flashmovie”] Get Adobe Flash … Continue reading
Field Fire day!! Wind – Check Snow and Ice – Check Ringing steel at 700 yds. – Check Boomers going Boom – Check Sun / wind / rain burn – Check More fun tomorrow.
Travel. 14 hours. Checking weapons for airlines. Painful day.