Category Archives: Personal Security & Safety

The Defensive Mindset – Mental Rehearsals

This post was inspired by a friend who recently told a story on Facebook about finding burglars trying to break into her family’s cars at 4:00 am.  She and her husband went outside (both armed) to investigate.  But, by the … Continue reading

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Avoid the “Monkey Dance” with Road Ragers

Last night, at about 7pm (still daylight), I was taking my son to “stick and puck” at the hockey rink.  I live in a semi-rural area.  I  was going down a road that “Ts” into another road (3-way intersection with … Continue reading

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The Civilian Defender – by Dr. Sherman House

This is only the 2nd time I’ve posted a link to another blog article.  But, this one deserves the acknowledgement and is worthy of a hat tip!  My friend and colleague truly deserving of the term “Dental Warrior,” Dr. Sherman … Continue reading

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Dry Fire Laser Training Systems Review

This Dry Fire Laser Training Systems Review is the longest article I’ve written so far.  But, it’s worth reading!  I cover most of the major products on the market… all purchased by me with my money.  Of course, there will … Continue reading

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Mommas, don’t let your babies grow up to pet strange puppies.

Have you REALLY taught your children to not talk to strangers? There is a video making the rounds on Facebook intended to illustrate how many children, despite being taught not to talk to strangers, will take the hands of strangers … Continue reading

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Lethal Force – But, he wasn’t armed!

Disclaimer:  I am not a lawyer.  Use the following information at your own risk.  I have studied this topic extensively.  But, that doesn’t make me an official authority.  Do your own homework / research.  I’ve linked to an excellent book … Continue reading

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Fifteen Minutes of Shame

This week, the news reported that actress Sandra Bullock called the police to report an intruder in her house.  It took FIFTEEN MINUTES for the police to arrive at SANDRA BULLOCK’S home.  She locked herself in her room, which has … Continue reading

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A Loaded Gun Is the Safest Gun.

Say “whaaaaa?” The title sounds counterintuitive, I know.  Indulge me for a moment.  Let’s dissect the notion of a loaded gun being the safest gun.  It may not be as crazy as you think. First, let’s review Colonel Cooper’s Four … Continue reading

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Stranger (Danger) in Plain Sight

Last night, in the news, they reported about a man entering Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and asking for a doctor by name.  The story then continues that the stranger shot the doctor twice and then killed himself.  The … Continue reading

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Git Ya Some Trainin’

My first shots ever were around age 12 at summer camp (with a .22 rifle).  In high school, I shot a few friends’ guns and bought my own shotgun (later lost in a house fire).  “Practice” was infrequent plinking on … Continue reading

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