Just another gun nut

It occurred to me that lately many of my blog scribblings have been about guns. I’m not apologizing. It’s my blog and what is posted ...

Christmas Declares War on Halloween

© 2017 SIGMADOG LLC Wanna share this post? Almost Daily is a blog by Steve Merryman, who is not all that impressed with you or …

Colors

This looks to be the final nice fall weekend of the year, though I could be mistaken: We sometimes get a November surprise. But the …

Evil White Man

My problem? I’m too optimistic. Like a fool I permit myself to think all neighbors are, well… neighborly. And helpful. I should know better because, …

A cat gave me Stockholm Syndrome

Wanna know how useless our cat is? I found mouse crap in her food dish. That was in the basement. Yesterday, I found mouse crap …

Children of DaaaHaHaHaHaHa!

So what happens when you take the audio from a decade’s old documentary on mental illness and lay it over recent video of college students …

Why I carry

A baseball team practicing in a ball park. Shots ring out. Several people are hit. Everyone runs and dives for shelter, hiding in the hopes …

Change I can believe in

The world seems to have gone completely nuts. How can you maintain your equilibrium in such a topsy-turvy crazy world? Hell if I know.

Gun Show!

Went to my first gun show a while back. Here’s the surprise: it was my wife’s idea. Yep. I married the right woman We saw …

The Old Man’s Friend

“I wish I could die of pneumonia.” It was a warm, May morning in 2007. I was driving Dad from his home in Sequim to …

Winter Elk

There are a lot of different critters living out here in the woods. One of the more rare creatures we see are elk. They’re out …

Sick Week

It’s been a week since I started feeling crappy. Last Friday it began with a sore throat and sinus congestion. We spent four hours outside …