Nick's Blog

Personal opinions. Aggressively stated.

Building Clearing

There is something wicked cool about building clearing. This is the stuff you most often see on TV, and is most often wrong. The biggest innovation for most of the people in the class is the explanation of slicing or…

Man Crush

I’ve got a man crush, on a Dallas cop. The guy is outstanding in every way, and he’s a gear freak. It’s Monday and we’re learning patrol basics, and this guy is outstanding. One of the first things I liked…

A Nice Note

This came, apropos of nothing that I can think of and totally unexpectedly, from the Karate Kid, whose name is Brad. Blue,The pleasure was all mine getting to work next to you this week. From lending me your mag pouch(which…

The, uh, Injury

For the past six weeks or so, the PT at the academy has been non-existent. Several cadets – notably Sig, GI Jane, Karate Kid, Welby and Pace (who work together on the force of a large university police department) and…