Your Hump Day Reading List for November 14, 2018

I unearthed some really good articles for you this week. Read them and increase your safety, security, and survivability!      Remember what they say about that river in Egypt… Whether it’s a criminal attack or a natural disaster, many people — perhaps, even, most...

Your Hump Day Reading List for November 7, 2018

It’s the first Wednesday of November, and I’m starting the month off right with some great articles for you!      Have you ever heard the term “violent criminal actor”? This article explains what that means, and why it’s important to understand. It’s possible for a...

Your Hump Day Reading List for October 24, 2018

Another Wednesday, another great collection of articles for your enjoyment and enlightenment!      Another resource for travel safety One thing I do before renting a room (or AirBnB) is to check the neighborhood’s crime stats. This used to be a tedious process, but...

The critical skill no one teaches

The ability to judge risk is critical to the long game of self defense. (As it happens, it’s also critical to efficient preparedness, investing your retirement funds wisely, and the choice between flying or driving to your vacation destination.) Yet, despite its...

Your Hump Day Reading List for August 29, 2018

  Most people’s vacations are over and it’s back to the grind — but the Hump Day Reading List is here to give you a mid-week break!     Medical preparedness most don’t think of What would you do if you or someone around you had a severe allergic reaction? It might be...

Your Hump Day Reading List for August 15, 2018

We may be in the dog days of summer, but I don’t think you’ll find any dogs in this week’s selection of defensive preparedness articles!      Uber scams? Say it’s not so! This year I finally became an Uber user and I’ve enjoyed it immensely. Turns out, though, that...