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27 November, 2016
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Remember Bonanza? Family matters!

All baby boomers and their parents remember the TV series Bonanza.   When I was a kid, the theme song had everyone rushing into the living …

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9 February, 2016
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A line, a gun and a prayer.

The Micromegas was a 45’ steel ketch. After many adventures together including crossing the Atlantic, the symbiotic bond between the boat and the sailor was …

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30 November, 2015
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Sidle and Strike!

The most important element in any fight is all too often ignored when it comes to gun fights. The first thing that any martial art …

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27 October, 2015
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Is your yacht security SEP?

Douglas Adams introduced the concept of SEP: Somebody Else’s Problem, in his remarkable book Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy. “An SEP is something we can’t …

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22 October, 2015
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Domestic disputes, Spencer Stone and Benghazi.

It was a wonderful morning, young and cocky as we can only be in our twenties, I was a Police Inspector (lieutenant) stationed in Caen.  …

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16 October, 2015
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The enemy within: distraction.

Distraction has become such an addiction for so many that it has become a major element of our culture. Every animal living in nature knows …

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8 October, 2015
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Caveat Emptor: Performance, value and security.

Performance is considerably more important than value when it comes to security. Most business decisions are made based on value. Value, perceived or real, fading …

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18 August, 2014
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Baby Boomers Security. Part 1.

Old men don’t fight; they just kill you. We know this to be true as the news, always dreadful when it comes to the state …