Richard Craver

Thoughts, Musings And The Occasional Rant

Walking Through The Cemetery At Night

Written By: richardwcraver - Apr• 20•19

Its the night before Easter and I suddenly remember that I had not taken the flowers to the cemetery. Maybe I forgot, maybe I subconsciously pushed it out of my memory for awhile, it is tough to go there.


My Hands Are Clean

Written By: richardwcraver - Jan• 22•19

It’s been just over a month now. After 34 years in the retail automotive repair business I walked away from it.


Snow Day!

Written By: richardwcraver - Dec• 10•18

So the southeast got hit with wintry precipitation this weekend. We got around 11″ here with drifts to 19″. Not a big deal in the northern areas of the country, but a disaster in the south.



Written By: richardwcraver - Dec• 08•18

Well, the snow is coming. Not a thing we can do about it, just remain calm and remember in a few days it will be gone. But this is middle North Carolina, and people have lost their minds.


Brass Prep Baby featuring Rusty The Range Squirrel

Written By: richardwcraver - Dec• 05•18

Just a bit of lighthearted parody of Ice Ice Baby… (more…)

The Funeral Of A Mentor

Written By: richardwcraver - Nov• 06•18

Today I went to funeral of my earliest Christian mentor, Robert Ore. When I first met him


How I Develop Loads For A Bullet With No Published Load Data

Written By: richardwcraver - Nov• 04•18

We should always use published load data when reloading ammunition, that is a standard safety practice. But what about when there is no published load data? (more…)

Back In The Saddle

Written By: richardwcraver - Oct• 26•18

Finally! It’s been a long summer, it’s been stinking hot, and finally the earth has tilted on it’s axis and fall (Or autumn if you prefer) is upon us! (more…)

Us – Why We Got Trump

Written By: richardwcraver - Aug• 11•18

I came across this essay attributed to Paul Genova, whom I do not know, but I understand his sentiment. (more…)

God Bless The USA

Written By: richardwcraver - Jul• 01•18

Freedom is not free, it’s cost is quite high. Thank you service men and women, past and present; and especially those that paid the highest price for our freedoms.