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Scenario Planning is like Defensive Driving

By on October 28, 2016
....I was so impressed with his presence of mind—the fact that he saw it coming, knew what to do, did it, and prevailed–it was a big lesson for me.
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Your Home *Is* Your Castle

By on October 21, 2016
I very intensely wanted to learn how to prevent a home break-in. For inspiration, I turned to castles. Not just any castles mind you, but Norman-influenced castles built in England by William the Conqueror beginning in 1066. Why those?
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Unlikely Teachers

By on October 14, 2016

When a person explores new territory, whether it’s re-decorating for the first time in 15 years, or learning to eat healthy food, a new world opens up. You’re exposed to trends, vocabulary, advice and choices. If you’re lucky, you find a good teacher along the way. Sometimes, you go…

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The Limits of Police Protection & You

By on September 13, 2016
When it comes to personal safety, there’s a very dangerous assumption that you may hold near and dear. Most people do. It’s this:

“The police will protect me.”

But that's not their job.
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Why I Wrote – At Home In the Real World

By on September 7, 2016
I’m writing a book called At Home In the Real World. It recognizes that the world around us is increasingly unsettled, and that our homes are extensions of our lives that we need to strengthen.

Why am I writing this? Because the bubble I lived in had been breached with gunfire, statistics, and reality sandwiches. I'll get to that, but suffice it to say, it left me a little afraid, deeply unsettled....and in want of solutions.
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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