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At Home in the Real World AWARENESS DEFENSE HOME PREVENTION

Your Home is Your Castle: Eliminate Surprise. Deter Access. Defend If Necessary.

By on September 8, 2017
The illustration of Windsor Castle above, shows a prominent round structure (red dot ), known as a 'keep'. And I say to ye, Your home is the Keep, you, and your family inside are what's precious.
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AWARENESS DEFENSE GEAR PREVENTION

Self Defense Tools in a Woman’s Purse

By on May 19, 2017

It’s not a great photo. (Backlit from the only bright window in a dark Irish pub). Still, it conveys a story of one woman’s 6 self-defense tools.

In pursuit of shade and a pint after intensive gardening, I went to the local pub to watch a Pirates baseball game.  When I looked around after a…


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At Home in the Real World AWARENESS DEFENSE EXCERPTS PREVENTION REVIEWS

Sexual Violence & Transparency: Investigations at 225 Higher Ed Schools

By on February 4, 2017

Calamity May gets upset when people (young or old) are assaulted because they lack self-assertion and self defense skills to prevent harm. Here’s the tip of one iceberg….

Today I received an updated list I’d requested. To me, it’s a combination of taboo topic and government transparency that started 2.5 years ago. On…


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AWARENESS Do It Yourself STORIES

Shambhala Warriors. Are You One?

By on January 4, 2017

In a world full of too many wars, ill will, negative words, and dangerous intolerance….this message, to me, has resonance.

Joanna Macy is interviewed and tells a story of a 1,200 year old prophecy shared with her in the 1980’s….

 

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At Home in the Real World AWARENESS DEFENSE EXCERPTS

Adrenaline, Hunters & Homeowners

By on December 9, 2016
Behind cover, with good support, he took aim…but didn’t pull the trigger. He’d been gripped with “buck fever”– effects caused by adrenaline that infrequent hunters may experience.
Suzy Meyer, Author
Pittsburgh, PA

I'm a landscape architect, gardener, and of late, a certified NRA instructor. I enjoy practicing T’ai Chi, playing bocce, and walking through watersheds.. This blog is my journey full of learning curves to calm the chaos.

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