Thinking about family these days... those who are no longer present.
I remember the one time I went out to shoot skeet. My dad took me out to Missouri Bottoms Gun Club with his Beretta and the Winchester he had bought for me. I had a blast. I believe we went with Mr. Crowley and his son. No relation to Ozzy. That was the only time I have ever fired either of these two shotguns. It must have been '86 or so. I'm pretty sure I was in 7th grade. Right when he moved back to St. Louis from Winchester Wisconsin.
Above: Dad and me. Approx 1974.
Below: Dad. Approx the same time. Still in Troy, MO I believe.I don't know what rank that is he's wearing (maj?), but he ended as a LTC when he left the service in about '82.
His Beretta BL-3. As a 7th grader, I remember it kicking pretty hard.
My Winchester Ranger 140. 20ga. Sem-automatic. Long, but fairly lightweight.
I remember that it was a lot of fun.