Category Archives: Open Carry

All posts relating to the open carry of firearms will be categorized by this name.

My purse, the 2nd most important thing I carry (besides my gun)

I have always been cautious about the location of my purse. I learned that lesson early on. I left my first purse in a bathroom stall at a restaurant as a small child and it had $40 in birthday money cleverly tucked inside a flap on my glasses case inside of it. I didn’t have […]

Costco is a target-rich environment: No lawful concealed or open carry welcome

I knew Costco wasn’t gun-friendly in its policies. I’ve heard stories on various forums that Costco doesn’t like open carry or concealed carry. But even though I knew that Costco is anti-gun, this sign appeared at the entrance of my local Costco recently and it felt like a smack in the face to see it. […]

How to evaluate Tactical Pants

So, as you all know, TacticalPants.com sent me a pair of their tactical pants to try out and review. I wore these pants everywhere… work, church, school, holiday shopping (it’s a jungle out there), wedding shopping (tactical pants make Bridezilla even more formidable, the range, while concealed carrying, while open carrying, around the house and […]

The evolution of a gun girl

A bit more than a year ago, I was planning to leave an abusive marriage. I was saving money and walking on egg shells. A friend of mine suggested I look into self-defense. We both knew the most dangerous time for a women in a domestic situation is during the process of leaving and right […]