Not a Bad Birthday Present

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My father got me clay shooting lessons as a birthday present, and I wasn’t too thrilled about it at first, but now that I’ve been going, I like it. I’ve never been too fond of using guns, but I warmed up to them pretty quickly. There’s something about firing the gun and hitting the clay targets that gives me a bit of satisfaction. I think it’s probably the same feeling people get when they’re driving a race car or flying a fighter jet. I suppose in a way it’s like a video game, except the feedback, the reward, and the environment are all real.

At my first shooting lesson, when I held the gun in my hand, my hands started to shake a little. In a way, I was a bit fearful of holding the gun. Lots of thoughts went through my head about what could go wrong with that gun. Read more…

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