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My Best Friend is My Husband and a DIY Guy

By on September 29, 2017
My best friend is my husband Joe. He and I stand on the seawall at Rockland Harbor in Maine.
At Home in the Real World DEFENSE GUNS HOME PREVENTION

Learn to Shoot Handguns…Safely & Effectively !

By on January 28, 2017
As of last weekend, I'm certified to teach safe and effective use of handguns. Advice: Prevent home breaks-ins first ! And, know how to defend yourself !
Do It Yourself HOME PREVENTION

Holiday Checklist: Home Security & Peace of Mind

By on December 6, 2016
I've compiled a list of tried and true home security measures to do before you step out, or pack the family in the car. Nine are basic practices, five are advanced measures to install ahead of time (now?) to make sure your house is not an easy target.
AWARENESS DEFENSE PREVENTION

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?
AWARENESS HOME PREVENTION

A Thief Taught Me About Curtains

By on September 22, 2016
In the early days of my book research, in the days of our naked windows, I read an instructive book, Secrets of a Superthief, by Jack MacLean, inmate/author/self-proclaimed ‘Superthief’.