Recent events at a mall in Indiana may have you asking yourself questions like, “Could I have been the hero in this event?” “What would I have done if I were there?” “What have I done to be prepared for the worst kind of human behavior?” On July 17, a deranged individual walked out of a shopping … [Read more...] about Are You a Hero?
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Both consciously and subconsciously, we constantly evaluate those risks and then modify our behavior. The result is a risk level that we as individuals are comfortable with. Daily activities as simple as crossing a street are relatively low risk if, and only if, we apply the commonsense criteria … [Read more...] about Managing Risk in Your Life
In this increasingly unsafe world, we as individuals need to adjust our behaviors to better ensure the safety of ourselves and our loved ones. We first need to be “situationally aware” of our surroundings, actively observing what is going on around us and looking for possible threats. Threats can be … [Read more...] about What is EDC?
On the afternoon of Easter Sunday, the Tunnel Fire was first reported. It was a small fire of less than one acre, and after about four hours of work, the National Forest Service reported it was out. Two days later, driven by 50 mile-per-hour winds, the smoldering Tunnel Fire reignited. Being less … [Read more...] about Are You Safe?
In these troubling days, we’re watching in real time as citizens of a sovereign country are attacked by a much larger aggressor. They are in a very precarious position because of the overwhelming power advantage of the aggressor. Throughout the history of civilization, human greed has manifested … [Read more...] about Considering the Gift of King James II
Marksmanship is a perishable skill. If you don’t practice, your accuracy, speed and familiarity will diminish. The solution is simple: practice, practice, practice. While it may be difficult to get excited about doing dry fire drills at home, there is an alternative that is both fun and allows you … [Read more...] about When Practice is Fun
August is the national “Let’s Go Shooting” month, sponsored by the National Sports Shooting Foundation (NSSF). It’s the month that experienced shooters are encouraged to take a “plus one” with them to the range and introduce someone new to the great fun and challenges that shooting sports … [Read more...] about It’s ‘Let’s Go Shooting’ Month
Restaurateur Paul Moir may well have summed up how small business owners are feeling: “The labor shortage is the cherry on top of what has been a very difficult year.” The co-owner of Brix and Proper Meats and Provisions and many other small business owners are reporting a similar challenging … [Read more...] about Small Businesses Struggling with Labor Shortage