Category Archives: Personal Security & Safety

Have Gun. Will Travel.

Doc With a Glock My sister, the pediatrician, just asked me about traveling with her gun.  She has a license to carry concealed in her home state, and she’s traveling by air to another state that recognizes her license.  I’m … Continue reading

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But, I Live in a Nice Neighborhood.

Crime can (and does) happen anywhere.  I’m amused when people rest easy and say, “I’m in a good neighborhood.”  Ummmm…  That’s where criminals go, because it’s where the GOOD stuff is! I talked to my dad last night.  He called … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Carry a Gun Every Day… Three Good Reasons.

I don’t often post links to other blogs here.  But, this article on The Truth About Guns is so good (in my opinion), it’s worth sharing.  I know a lot of people who are licensed to carry concealed that do … Continue reading

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“Check Your Six” at Gas Stations!

“Check your six” is an axiomatic phrase to live by for fighter pilots.  It means be aware of what’s behind you.  Having a “bogey” (enemy aircraft) on your six can be fatal.  If you use a clock to refer to … Continue reading

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“I wish I had a gun.” Not!

I just came across an article about auto theft with the victim being the wife of a Fox News commentator, Juan Williams. And another article. Williams is known for his beliefs that Americans should not be able to keep and … Continue reading

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The Media & Gun Mythology

It seems today that the media gets things wrong more than they get them right.  This applies to nearly every type of story, too.  If they’re caught in their “mistakes,” they make a token apology and move on.  Accuracy and … Continue reading

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Radio Interview with Shirley Gutkowski, RDH

Recently, Dental Hygienist Extraordinaire Shirley Gutkowski asked me to be on her online podcast about hobbies.  You might guess what we talked about.  🙂 It was a lot of fun chatting with Shirley about gun ownership, recreational shooting, and gun … Continue reading

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Kids & Guns (20/20 special feature)

ABC’s Diane Sawyer Presents “Young Guns” Last night, ABC’s “20/20” ran a full-hour special (with Diane Sawyer) titled, “Young Guns.”  The premise of the show was that kids, even when they are “educated” about guns, will not follow the safety rules … Continue reading

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Speed Is Life. ACTION Is Life.

There are two kinds of people:  The kind that instinctively take action when faced with a critical decision.  And those who have had their intuition and instinct for survival dumbed-down by politically-correct nonsense.  Many people have become the proverbial “deer … Continue reading

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Violence Walks into a Dental Office without an Appointment

I try not to post multiple articles about personal safety in a row.  But, in recent days, the news has provided fodder that I can’t resist. Yep… it happens.  Just yesterday, a man entered a dental office in Columbus, Ohio … Continue reading

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