Author: Samuel Liles

Martin Bengal

The Bengal Tiger is a ten foot long 500 pound silent killing machine. The Martin Bengal Compound Bow is a 32 inch ATA 4 pound silent killing machine. Either Bengal is a sinewy silent slick like oil on water shining…

Hunting in Sabinal Texas

Two days in a truck and when you finally get there the heat hits like a sledge hammer. Burning, tearing, soul searing, which makes the skin crinkle kind of heat. It’s a humid lung choking heat that makes the mind…

A day with NBEF

The punishing sound of the alarm clock punches through the dreams of warm beaches and sunshine. Those soft jabs in the ribs my spouse loves to bestow on an early Saturday morning have my feet hitting the floor. Some time…

Insanity from a new JOAD dad

So, I’m a father of 3 sons. Twin six year olds, and a fourteen year old honest to goodness moppy read headed gangling fourteen year old. You would think that having three boys would never be an issue, but then…

Hurricane Isabelle Design Project

Students in my CIS 420 Wide Area Networking (WAN) course have completed a network design for a large scale communications solution for a disaster riddled region. This project was done by undergraduate students as part of a course. The class name has…

The Jeep CJ Debacle

This is my sad and triumphant story about my CJ rebuild project. It is chronicled on the CJOffroad.com web forum. The guys on the web forum have been a great help in providing information. The link directly to the original…