Monthly Archives: February 2012


Girls with Guns

February 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

After seeing my SWAT Training post, a lawyer emailed me that she had taken all her secretaries to the gun range— and made them wear skirts and high heels! Afterwards, she took them out for a drink. I love this photo of the high-heeled shooter.  We could have used her at SWAT Training—much feistier than the Lara Croft look that the crazy husband envisioned. She would have shown those boys. […]
SWAT Training

February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

John got a hankering to take SWAT training so we went to the backwoods of Half Moon Bay near Mavericks, where they have Hawaii-5-0 sized surf waves in Northern California that few are willing to risk. I love that area, especially that funky restaurant called the Moss Beach Distillery, which has the Blue Lady Ghost, who they say haunts the bathrooms and steals earrings. (She was featured on Unsolved Mysteries.) […]
Dog Elbow Dysplasia

February 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

            Poor Zar had dysplasia in his elbows that if left unchecked was going to have him not using his front legs and hopping around the yard like a bunny. Out on his walks he would go on a sit-down strike if his legs hurt him. (He also does that if he gets too hot, but that’s another story.) So he had surgery in both […]