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Late Night Wake Up.......
This happened last night.......4:23 A.M., there is a very LOUD knocking at the door, I jumped out of bed grabbed the mag light on the side of the bed and my Smith and Wesson 1911 .45 - I quickly cocked and locked and proceeded to the door of our bedroom which we always keep closed at night. I open the door and shine the light down the hall way as I get to the over hang (we are a 2 level house) I shine the light down to the door and through the windows of the front of the house. I go down the stairs and turn the outside lights on and scan through the windows.....nothing. I check the front door, still locked, I go the back door still locked. Whoever was pounding on the door was gone, I suspect my flashlight shining through the small window in the door and the front windows scared them off. I turned the alarm on (which we never turn on at night) and went back to bed. Of course I couldn't get back to sleep afterwards.......why didn't I grab the 12 gauge with buckshot? Why did I grab the single stack .45 when I have an XD with twice the capacity close by? Why don't we have the alarm on at night? (we will from now on) Was I right to not turn the inside lights on and proceed with the flashlight? How and the heck do you carry an extra mag in your underwear? :jester: Why didn't I hand the phone to the wife to call 911 if needed? All of these things and many more were rushing through my head for several hours afterwards. Kind of scary....and I am tired as crap and a little grumpy due to lack of sleep this morning at work..........:cuss: