I was grumbling pretty much non-stop when we looked at our budget and saw that we could not swing owning our own home yet. We do not just jump into things. We were tapped out on what we could do with overtime, and our lease at our apartment was up. There was no way we were renewing it. We were wanting to move to one of the Alamo Heights apartments in San Antonio instead. I was not in the mood to be impressed since we were not going to realize our home ownership dream yet. However, I could not help it once we checked out the new apartments in person.
Pictures give you an idea, but then you have to visit to see and feel what a place is like. Having a friendly greeting from our new neighbors before we signed the lease was a real plus. I am kind of reserved about people, and I liked the people my wife and I met right away. The person showing us the apartment was really nice too. Continue reading
I am a member of a group that recreates all kinds of things for the public. We do wars, futuristic events, and everything in between. Some of it is based in reality, and some is purely imagination. We have a lot of fun with it, and the crowds that gather to watch our re-enactments really enjoy seeing history played out this way. Those are my favorite things to do, but that could be because of the airsoft guns that we just recently bought to help make it more realistic too.
We were using wooden replicas, but it was obvious they were not real guns at all. A small detail like that can really make all the difference between a person just watching a re-enactment or believing that they are actually witnessing something real. Because of the type of group that we are, we are allowed to purchase airsoft guns, which is really cool. They look like the real deal, and the selection we are able to choose from would make any gun enthusiast happy. Continue reading