by Angie Schultz
The Classics Are Evergreen
Hopefully there'll be a Foto Friday up a little later, but for now, an appetizer.
I read this over at InstaPundit:
Two men obviously thought James Pickett, 80, was an easy target when they showed up at his home on Saturday with a knife...
What the men didn't know is Picket had taken a pistol and put it in his pocket before opening the door.
"He jumped and turned and I shot him," Picket said.
The two brothers, Paul and Holden Perry, ran but didn't get far before calling an ambulance.
"The only problem was I run out of bullets," Picket said.
And was reminded of this:
He would have finished Goddam off then and there, but pity stayed his hand. It’s a pity I’ve run out of bullets, he thought as he went back up the tunnel, pursued by Goddam’s cries of rage…
--- Bored of the Rings