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Taking time off in Alaska

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on July 23, 2014

Just returning from a vacation in Alaska.  Vacation is not something we get to do and this one was very special as we spent it with our daughter Andrea, her husband Tim and most importantly with one of our granddaughters Avery.  We spent a whole week away from the heat in Houston to spend in chilly Alaska. Our trip started in Seattle to catch a cruise ship to sail for 1 day from Seattle to Ketchikan, Alaska.  We arrive... Read more…

Advanced School #2

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on July 18, 2014

We began this school with a lot of talk about Peripheral Acceptance of the gun farther and farther behind the gun. This is such a hard thing to do as it is very uncomfortable but the way to improve is to get very comfortable having the gun away from the target.The brain’s job is to make you comfortable. Remember the eyes don’t see they are the receptors for the brain to get the information. So our job is to do the 3 bu... Read more…

Advanced School #1

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on July 18, 2014

Vicki’s Blog-Advance Class #1 The first advance class was a true learning experience. We had some new faces and some repeaters but it was a good mix and a lot of ah-ha’s came about. Day 1-the theme was to preload the shot and finish the shot. By preload we mean being clear to the brain what you want it to do. The notion of telling yourself see the target either behind the gun or across the barrel was new to most folks ... Read more…

74 Ranch 2014 – Week 1

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on July 5, 2014

74 Ranch 1st weekSitting at 74 Ranch waiting for Gil to finish a lesson and waiting for the next cold front to hit here and drive home in the rain. Oh joy! When will spring be here? Can’t be too soon for me.Great 2 ½ days with 2 Canadians EH! What a great learning experience for us all.Both had been with us at different times in Grande Prairie Alberta but Chris had to miss last year and he learned he had missed a lot. ... Read more…

Georgia DNR

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on May 27, 2014

We are waiting in the airport for our 2:55pm flight to leave and its 4:45pm and we are still on the ground. Ahh the joys of traveling for a living. Oh well, gives me time to tell you about our exciting trip here in Georgia with the DNR (Department of Natural Resources) folks. What a great trip and so many good things came out of our 3 days here. We went to the DNR campgrounds which is 6200 acres of forest and in the fo... Read more…