The Importance of Names | Mia Anstine

You've likely heard about the importance of remembering a person's name after you've met them but what about how to pronounce their name? With my names, first and last, you can guess that I've been in more than one situation where people use the incorrect pronunciation of one or both. This may come off as …

Know When to Follow the Firearm Safety Rules

Most gun owners know when to follow firearm safety rules, but it seems my social media streams are flooded with images of poor safety. I've seen images of prom pictures with poor gun handling, hunting photos with bad barrel placement, and red carpet events with trigger fingers engaged. Additionally, I just returned from the National …

Outdoors, Hunting, and Inspiration with Mia Anstine and ‘Mountain Climer’

A new friend who's been following my inspiration for some time reached out to interview me for a new project. He's created a website, www.mountainclimer.com, which is designed to inspire others. I feel honored to play a part in being a positive influence, or role model, for others. I also look to them for inspiration, so …

50 Female Gun Owners Set Sights on Washington DC

AUSTIN, TX — Women from around the country are preparing to travel to the U.S. Capitol as part of the DC Project, a nonpartisan initiative that brings 50 women, one from each state, to Washington, DC, to meet with their legislators about issues addressing the Second Amendment. The women, who will be meeting with Congressional …

Get Outdoors and Get Healthy – the Mountains are Calling

We've already got week one of 2018 under our belts. Tell me, what are your resolutions, goals, or focus' for this year? The number one things I usually hear are fitness and health. That's part of what motivated me to create the "Mountains are Calling" series of apparel. Get outside, get healthy, reduce stress, and …

The Mountains are Calling I’ve Gone Hunting

Fall is a busy time for me because the mountains call and I have to go hunting. This year I didn't draw a lot of coveted hunting licenses. Not to worry. I've been out with friends and family, and hopefully one of them will share a neck roast with me. All that yumminess aside, I …

Explore Colorado on Your Paddle Board

Be safety-minded when out on your paddleboard DURANGO, Colo. – Going out on the stand-up paddleboard is a great way to experience our state’s waters, so Colorado Parks and Wildlife is urging boarders to stay safe while on rivers and reservoirs. “Paddleboarding is easy to learn and almost anyone can have fun doing it,” said …

The Increasing Incidence of Suicide

ALR Episode 72 – When Dark My Road POSTED BY: THE ARMED LUTHERAN MAY 28, 2017 https://tunein.com/embed/player/t114173189/ Today we discuss the topic of suicide following the tragic death of Bob Owens. Sgt. Bill shares his thoughts in a non-Ballistic Minute, Mia Anstine talks about prevention how to recognize the warning signs, and we talk about …

Women to Rally in DC in Nonpartisan Support of Gun Ownership

AUSTIN TX — Women from around the country are preparing to travel to the U.S. Capitol as part of the DC Project, a nonpartisan initiative that brings 50 women, one from each state, to Washington, DC, to meet with their legislators about issues addressing the Second Amendment. The women, who will be meeting with Congressional …