Browsing Tag



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.

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?
At Home in the Real World AWARENESS EXCERPTS

Excerpt: Awareness

By on October 4, 2016
"Humans are part of the animal kingdom. And what are wild animals constantly doing? Watching each other, cognizant of other animals and potential threats. They graze with one eye on the horizon...."

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.