Marlene and I have been blessed with three sons. Our firstborn turned 18 years old this month. His name is the same as mine. He is the third generation Herrick Kimball. But he goes by the name, Chaz, which is a variation of his middle name, Charles. He is a good kid and that is due mostly to God's grace and his mother's influence.
So I was faced with the matter of getting a birthday present for my son. We keep present giving very simple for birthdays and Christmas but being 18 years old called for a really special gift. What could be more special than a gun?
I've written about giving my sons 20-gauge shotguns for gifts. And I've mentioned here before that I don't think a man can have too many guns. So that's what I did. I bought my son a gun. But it wasn't just any gun. This was a special gun. It is a gun that the whole family has been using and enjoying. Friends who have stopped by have shot the gun and really liked it too.
Even Marlene has been shooting this gun. Fact is, she stood five feet away from me, called to get my attention and, when I looked up, she fired it directly at my head. She did not hit me because the range of the gun is only about three feet feet. But I flinched and she laughed. Well, that was a big mistake on Marlene's part! ;-)
Click here to see this gun. It's a well-made and functional gun that makes for a memorable and greatly appreciated gift. it's also cheap, which is nice too. I actually bought mine from Lehman's hardware.
On another note, I've added new agrarian blogger links over on the right side of this page. And I have a new category for Junior Agrarian Bloggers
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