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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 HOME PREVENTION REVIEWS

Affordable home security: 4.5 stars after 4 years of use.

By on May 5, 2017

It’s Spring and my exterior doors and windows are getting exercised. How do I know? I have monitors on each to detect movement. The swing of a door, the up & down of a window sash–every time it happens, a little ding sounds from a base station upstairs.

I never thought…


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CM Health PREVENTION STORIES

Sun Damage, Skin Cancer and Small Calamities of Time

By on March 13, 2017
It's not an upbeat selfie. It's not a dueling scar incurred in the Cordillera de Talamanca highlands, as one friend suggested. It's the removal of precancerous skin cells via Mohs outpatient surgery.
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At Home in the Real World DEFENSE GUNS HOME PREVENTION STORIES

Why We Practice Shooting at 21 Feet

By on February 17, 2017
Almost every shooting range I go to has targets set up 21-feet from shooting position (or bench). I wonder, does it emanate from the “Tueller Rule”?


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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…

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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