Category Archives: Mama’s Rants

Five NEVERs of Self-Defense

From an email forward, no attribution. It is, however, so important that I thought I’d post it anyway. If you know who wrote this, please let me know in comments. MamaLiberty Five NEVERs of Self-Defense There are some things you … Continue reading

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It’s Too COLD To Shoot

By MamaLiberty Some time ago, I wrote about it being “Too Hot To Shoot.” Dry fire was the suggestion then, and it still works to maintain skills when it is too cold. But there are other things we can do … Continue reading

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Getting The Lead Out

By MamaLiberty I was always aware of the dangers of lead poisoning, but had not investigated how serious it can be related to shooting, and how really simple it is to prevent contamination. A recent article inspired me to do … Continue reading

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Alert! Adrenalin Rush Coming

By MamaLiberty Unless you live in a cave somewhere, you probably have experienced a rush of adrenalin from time to time, quite possibly not too long ago. You likely didn’t give it much thought at the time, even if it … Continue reading

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Stepping Out

By MamaLiberty Situational awareness, trusting your guts, shot placement, learning to function under stress, keeping your body and gear in some kind of shape to get the job done. So many things to do, watch, learn. Well, here’s one more. … Continue reading

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Trust Your Gut

By MamaLiberty Did you ever walk down a street and have the strong sensation that someone was watching you? Ever enter a room and just KNOW someone else was there (or recently had been), even if you could not see … Continue reading

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Situational Awareness Part 2

By MamaLiberty In part 1, long ago now, I covered the basics of situational awareness in some specific situations, along with some simple drills to help people practice this highly important skill. If you have not seen the first article … Continue reading

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No Guns?

By MamaLiberty The anti-gun people often tell us that a criminal would simply take a gun away from you and, probably, use it to kill you instead.

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The “Do Nothing Congress”

By MamaLiberty We only have one “representative” in the US Congress for all of Wyoming, and I’m on her website mailing list. This week she’s writing to complain about Harry Reid, a frequent theme: Harry Reid is desperately trying to … Continue reading

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Planning For Self Defense

By MamaLiberty Yesterday I was visiting a blog and read an article describing one person’s admonition NOT to have a “plan” for self defense. The discussion that followed was very interesting, and quite long, and I suggest you go to … Continue reading

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