|The patio at TART on Fairfax.|
|The California Scramble.|
Next, we hopped in the car for a brief trek to Angeles Shooting Range in Sylmar, a great place for gunfire on sunny Saturday ... and, I might add, a good choice for someone new to that gunfire, as I find indoor ranges can be confining, tinny and claustrophoic for new shooters. The outdoors not only soften the clamor but also provide enough space to allow a newbie to relax and absorb. Critical.
|Learning and loading...|
Mark more than absorbed ... he was a natural. He listened to every instruction, caution, and recommendation, aware of the power he held in his hands and the responsibility attached to it. Then he tuned out the noise, focused on the target, squeezed the trigger on my gorgeous Glock 19, and nearly matched me shot for shot on the thoracic cavity, as a first time shooter. Impressive. (I kicked his ass on head shots, though. Just sayin).
|ON THE LEFT: Mark's target. ON THE RIGHT: Mine. (I'm rusty...)|
Eggs + friends + gunpowder = one fine day.