Tag: safety tips

In the out door

Do you ever try to exit a building, through the exit door, only to have to wait for people coming IN the out door to clear the doorway? I actually watched someone walk past the entrance to go in the out door. What is up with that? I’ll admit, I have been accused of being…
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Be safe on Halloween

Tomorrow is Halloween. Always a fun night, unless you’re Charlie Brown… “I got a rock.” Here are some interesting Halloween facts for you: • The word Halloween is a shortening of All Hallows’ Evening also known as Hallowe’en or All Hallows’ Eve. • Halloween has its origins in the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain…
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Reusable bags can get disgusting

As I was going through the checkout line at Walmart yesterday afternoon, I had quite a listen to the cashier. I say “listen to” because it certainly wasn’t what I would call a “conversation.” I listened to the woman go on (and on) about my reusable bags, and other peoples reusable bags. It started with…
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Be aware of your surroundings.

I attended a personal defense informational class the other day.  I came away with two good points that I thought I’d share. 1.       Be vigilant about being aware of your surroundings. 2.       Keep your hands empty and hold them about stomach height. These two points can be very helpful in self defense because; 1.       If…
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Am I being Cautious or Paranoid?

I love being outside and doing yard work.  I have planted (with help from my dad) most of the landscaping at most of the houses we’ve lived in.  I live to be outside – on a warm sunny day. Some of you have heard that I stepped in two hornet’s nests in two weeks, and…
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Road trip safety

Short and sweet this week, but packed with information! As you may have heard, my daughter-in-law and grandkids were in a car accident on Memorial Day weekend.  Nobody had any major injuries.  The kids seem fine.  So let me say now… “IF YOU HAVE YOUNG CHILDREN WHO BELONG IN A CAR SEAT – USE IT!” …
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