Book Research and the Gun Range
Yesterday, my husband and I went to Femme Fatale Arms and Training (the store mentioned in the first Charlotte Ritter mystery book) for an Intro to Firearms/Concealed Carry class. We spent a few hours in the classroom learning about gun safety, gun laws, how guns work, and the like. Then, we went to a shooting range to learn about stance and grip, and to actually shoot at a target. Our instructor, Richard, did an excellent job of imparting knowledge and keeping us relaxed.
Women's History Month
I know that March being Women's History Month is specifically for women who have "made history" through their heroic actions or great societal contributions. But, I think it's important that we remember women who contributed to the world through humbler activities. For example, my great-great grandmother, Carrie Crawford, may not have done anything to get her worldwide recognition; but she did raise a large family under tough circumstances and instilled values into the futu