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Charleston, SC
Recovering dreamer. Process things a little differently. Personal accountability rocks.
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Just as a heads up, we're moving to a new server today. Same address, same blog, same everything. In *theory* this should be transparent to you and if you subscribe via RSS or email, then all *should* be transparent to you. In theory. In the event of any trouble, just go direct to in a day or so and re-subscribe. Thanks for your patience! Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2010 at Celiac Bites
Captain Morgans Parrot Bay Coconut Rum Is It Gluten Free? ___ Yes! ___ No! ___ I'm afraid to find out! This one has proven to be surprisingly problematic for me. has quite a bit of conflicting information and my favorite Celiac / Gluten free database, Clan Thompson, has not yet added this one to their list. So I sucked it up and contacted the company. You know from my previous posts how onerous a process it can be to speak to the legal minions. Post your answer and insights in the comments below and I'll add my findings in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2010 at Celiac Bites
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (SWHC, Nasdaq) today announced an extension to it's new Bodyguard Series of personal protection pistols, the Jersey Shore Edition. Aimed squarely at the post binge-drinking, out of control situation market segment, the Bodyguard Jersey Shore... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2010 at My Gun Culture
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR), announced the third quarter 2010 repurchase of 412,000 shares of common stock and 4 Light Origami Pistols (LOPs). Reportedly, the total repurchase program was valued at $5,700,000.84 with $5.7 million allocated to common stock... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at My Gun Culture
Close on the heels of a successful launch of the PX4 Storm Series of pistols in .45 caliber, Beretta today announced an even more innovative lineup - the Tropical Storm Series. The new pistol design represents a quantum leap in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2010 at My Gun Culture
Mountain Valley, CA -- SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of high-end illumination tools and tactical products, announces the release of its Millennium Falcon series of high intensity LED powered Flash Light Sabers. Designed to appeal to a trans-universal audience, the new series... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2010 at My Gun Culture
Earlier this month, Constitution Arms completed endurance testing of its revolutionary new combination Palm Pistol and Miniature Automated Deep Sea Submersible, or MADSS. The versatile device is expected to serve the emerging market for personal protection while performing deep sea... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2010 at My Gun Culture
In a stunning move today, Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR), introduced the Ruger LOP, or Light Origami Pistol. Following the wildly successful introductions of the Ruger LCP, LCR, and LCR .357, the move was the next logical evolution... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2010 at My Gun Culture
Thanks! Glad to bring a smile (hopefully)
Toggle Commented Sep 8, 2010 on Are YOU lying to ME? at Celiac Bites
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Funny you should mention UDI's! We just found it at out grocery store last week and I tried a loaf of bread and their bagels. Both are awesome! Nice sourdough taste to the regular bread and great texture and flavor for the bagels. Really good stuff!
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You own night vision goggles in an assortment of designer colors. You carry a GI Joe action figure in your briefcase. You video tape yourself doing something brilliant. Like this. You've built a sniper hide in your backyard. Just in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2010 at My Gun Culture
In a sweeping move to embrace the spirit of the Supreme Court's landmark second amendment ruling in McDonald v. City of Chicago, Mayor Richard Daley announced several new common sense regulations designed to protect the city's reputation for violence and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2010 at My Gun Culture
"Sign that is found at the Chappell Hill Bank in Texas.According to their website their motto is “Modern Banking with Old Fashioned Courtesy.” Check the pics of the inside of the bank. Five gives you ten the cashier has a... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 10, 2010 at My Gun Culture
Los Angeles, CA - June 5, 2011 - In an exciting season finale tiebreaker of rock-paper-guns, long-shot contestant Tom McHale, renowned author of, took the coveted title of Top Shot for the wildly successful shows second season. Beating a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2010 at My Gun Culture
I've seen this floating around the blogosphere and couldn't resist trying it out... I write like Cory Doctorow I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing! Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2010 at My Gun Culture
I want to prove to all the pantywaists that armed people can in fact have disagreements without gunfire breaking out. Then again, not many pantywaists watch the History Channel... I'm not mentioning any names, Adam, but I can make a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2010 at My Gun Culture
If you're like me, there have been one or two times in your life when you embarked upon a "do it yourself" project and when all was said and done, and the dust settled, there were a few mystery parts... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2010 at My Gun Culture
Unfortunately, some things require no witty commentary at all. According to, "the New York County (Manhattan) District Attorney's Office appears to be engaged in a shakedown of local businesses, forcing them to pay six-figure, so-called 'contributions' or risk unwarranted... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2010 at My Gun Culture
I hate going to restaurants. Especially when I'm traveling on business. There you are with a bunch of peers from the office, partners, or customers and you get to interrupt the order taking process with a 17 minute grilling of the server. Are your steaks marinated? What else do you cook on the grill? Am I going to die if I eat here? What else is on the plate? Onion straws, fried items, sauces, condensed gluten dust? Do you have any reason to want to harm me? How exactly are your mashed potatoes prepared? Is any pan coating spray used... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2010 at Celiac Bites
Maybe the strategy is to gluten you so badly with the medication that you forget about your strep throat! Hola! You're cured!
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Yumm! Let me know and maybe we can post something here! On the Senseo issue, a fellow sufferer just posted a link to new and improved Senseo pod filters. I have not tried them yet but intend to shortly - you may want to check it out - see the last comment at:
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Thanks for the great tip and link! I tried some all plastic contraption a while back that did not work at all. This appears to me more like a "real" filter and I am anxious to try one! I have to admit the Senseo is pretty handy for that random cup of coffee sometimes :-)
Toggle Commented Jun 15, 2010 on The case of the walking glutonia at Celiac Bites
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Thanks! Just remember that generic drugs are manufactured by about 612 different companies around the world and that pharmacies tend to change suppliers without notice! On the plus side, I have found almost every time I check that drug manufacturers are pretty good (from my perspective anyway) about not using wheat based starches. Most of the ones that I have called use corn based fillers. Good luck out there!
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** Sent from my Blackberry ** Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2010 at Celiac Bites
Dann I couldn't agree more! I myself have a Single Six in .22LR and it's the first one I take out to teach a new shooter, adult or junior! Since I posted this, she is now all worked up about an FN 5-7 though... (She's plenty experienced) I like the price tag of the Bearcat a lot better :-)
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