Author Archives: Adaptive Curmudgeon

About Adaptive Curmudgeon

I will neither confirm nor deny that I actually exist.

Mingo Unchained

This is Dr. Mingo. Adaptive has been doing some software housekeeping in anticipation of refurbishing his cyber-bunker. In a complete failure of OPSEC, he gave me access. He made me promise that I would “use this power only for good, … Continue reading

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Shotgun Guitar

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Hunting With The Curmudgeon: Pics Or It Didn’t Happen

There’s been a mild debate behind the scenes here at Curmudgeon Compound. It’s all about transparency versus paranoia. Dr. Mingo, who is the saner (and far less secretive) of the two of us, says I should post a photo of the buck. … Continue reading

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Scrabble Joke

Joke of the day: “I accidentally swallowed a handful of Scrabble tiles today. My next bowel movement could spell disaster.” Hat tip to Bayou Renaissance Man.

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The Risks Of A Caribou Hunt

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Too Late For Thanksgiving / It’s Gonna’ Be Alright

In case you’re wondering why I’m posting cartoons, hunting stories, and poetry, it’s because I’m trying to avoid taking it all too seriously. Getting pulled down in the political mire right now is a bad idea. The press and liberals … Continue reading

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Hunting Poetry

One of the comments to Hunting with the Curmudgeon: Part Seven: Last In Series deserves it’s own post. It reminded me that I was failing to write about the sublime in a hunt and safely focusing on the mundane. Those of us who … Continue reading

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Political Definition Of Gun Violence

Hat tip to IMAO and Dana Summers.

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We Are Not Alone

I tried mightily to avoid the election day biased media circle jerk (with mixed success). I thought I was the only one. Yet a kindred spirit (link) did the same (without the hunting): On election day, I went to bed … Continue reading

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Hunting with the Curmudgeon: Part Seven: Last In Series

Conditions the next day were wonderful. The weather was favorable and we saw glimpses of deer here and there; just enough to convince me we weren’t wasting our time. Unfortunately, the outside world was relentlessly intruding. Dr. Mingo’s phone leapt from … Continue reading

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