A Different Sort of Holiday

A Different Sort of Holiday

When most people’s thoughts turn toward a vacation holiday they think of resorts on sandy breaches, a Route 66 road trip, or perhaps Disneyland. But there are people that march to the tune of a different drummer, to borrow a though from 19th century philosopher...
A Bang

A Bang

In the modern era firearms are a point of contention and a political football. They are used for sport, and for hunting. They are also used by responsible owners for self protection. But for historians guns are a tangible link to a moment in time. And for savvy...
A Matter of Perception

A Matter of Perception

There is a stigma about pawnshops. For many people the perception of these venerable financial institutions with more than a one thousand year history is that they are dark, smoky denizens for shady character’s. An argument could be made that this...
A Short Story About Pawnshops

A Short Story About Pawnshops

Pawnworld in Kingman, Arizona with two locations is the oldest and largest pawn shop in northwest Arizona. But when compared to L. Oppleman Pawn in Lynchburg, Virginia we are the new kids on the block. Purportedly Oppleman is the oldest continously operated pawn shop...
Know Before You Go

Know Before You Go

Education does not end with the cap and gown ceremony, and receipt of a diploma. Self education is a life long pursuit. It is also a responsibility. The right of firearm ownership is enshrined in the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution. “A well...