Tomorrow I pick up my new vehicle, a '94 Nissan pickup with 69K miles on the motor and considerably more than that on the body. Paint and body are in great shape, and the clutch was just replaced. New tires and brakes, and tags good through '09. Drives really smooth, and shifts easily, despite the amount of time that has passed since I last drove a stick-shift. And I'm getting a decent cash flow going, with my Kimber being sold to one of my close friends and the Lee-Enfield gone. Not to mention about 30 computer games passing through eBay's virtual garage sale.
Book review time: The Winner, by David Baldacci. Great suspense thriller, somewhat original plot and solid action sequences. A dirt-poor girl from the South is living the white-trash life, when a man offers her a chance to win the national lottery. What happens after that is a wild ride of intrigue and she must decide who to trust....her life depends on it. Not bad.
Also: The Seven Myths of Gun Control, by Richard Poe. Excellent book, well worth getting two copies so you can lend one out and still have the other to read. For me, it's just preaching to the choir, but I still enjoyed it. Poe presents a logical and an emotional argument in favor of guns, and the last chapter of the book, "The End of Manhood" is a must-read, dealing with the consequences of feminism and liberal social engineering. Swing by Amazon.com and they'll have it at your doorstep in no time.