Bad Guys Don’t Like Light
May12

Bad Guys Don’t Like Light

Have you ever tried to surprise someone? Maybe wanted to sneak up on them? Think how you do it, you try not to be noticed right? Well that is exactly how a bad guy thinks when he is trying to sneak up to a house or car in the drive way to break in, the last thing he wants is to be noticed. Darkness is a bad guys best friend, the last thing they want is to have a light turn on, or for that matter a dog bark, both of which are a signal...

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Four Front Door Security Tips
Feb26

Four Front Door Security Tips

Your front door, or any entry into your home, needs to be secured as best as possible. You have valuables inside. No, I am not talking your computer or TVs.  I’m talking about your loved ones, your husband, wife, daughter, son, grand kids, even your pets. They are all the most valuable things in your home. It is a must that you secure your home! Deadbolt First, it is important to have a strong deadbolt. The deadbolt is one...

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Three Ways To Make Yourself Safer At Airport Screenings
Nov15

Three Ways To Make Yourself Safer At Airport Screenings

Most of us have to fly at one point or another. Personally, I do what I can to avoid flying since I feel the screening process is totally inefficient and violates a portion of my rights. I don’t believe anyone should have the right to put their hands on me if I truly am not a suspect in some form of a crime. Flying is not a criminal act, but I digress. As of late there has been much talk and videos regarding the wait times at many...

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Thirteen Severe Weather Warning Preps
May06

Thirteen Severe Weather Warning Preps

Today I woke up to this loud annoying noise…it was the weather radio alert, after that nasty tone stopped, an automated voice stated there was a severe thunderstorm warning for my area.  A severe thunderstorm warning means that a thunderstorm is imminent, it is occurring or about to occur.  It means that there will be severe winds, gusts could be 50 MPH or greater. With wind like that, trees and power lines could be brought down....

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Disaster Preparedness Plan – Think Beyond The Moment
Nov18

Disaster Preparedness Plan – Think Beyond The Moment

We live in troubled times, if you don’t think so just look what the people in Paris have gone through lately. So much can change in a second, be it a terrorist attack or something simple like an escalator stopping. What? Prudence, how can you include the attacks in Paris and an escalator stopping in the same sentence? Simple, if you can’t think past what to do when an escalator you are riding on stops, how will you think...

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Eight Cell Phone Security Tips
Nov16

Eight Cell Phone Security Tips

It has been nearly two years since I wrote a post on cell phone security, after multiple of recent incidents of people sharing their life issues on their cell phone while out in public, I decided it was time for a reminder. The most recent incident happened today. I was at a local business working on a consulting deal. The team I was meeting with invited me to stay for lunch at their in house cafeteria. We get on the escalator down to...

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The Right Shoes
Aug13

The Right Shoes

Disasters.   Sometimes you get warning, such as a big snow storm or hurricane approaching.  Most of the time they come as a complete surprise with little to no warning.  Think of the Boston marathon bombing….no warning at all.  What about a natural disaster like a tornado, very little warning or time to prepare. One thing I have noticed while watching the news coverage of these tragic events is the type of shoes many women are...

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