As spring fever finally kicks out the winter blues many of us get the urge to purge. Clean out those things that are not serving us anymore. Traditionally this means our closets, our kitchens, our gardens, and our garages. However, I believe spring is also a good time to take off your rose colored glasses when it comes to your … [Read more...] about Spring Cleaning is for Relationships Too
The following is a re-post of a blog originally posted April 13, 2015. It is still very relevant, and at this time of year it is definitely worth re-reading. By B. Lauren Investigations (Edit) I finally finished my taxes last night and like many of you I breathed my annual sigh of relief. Reviewing the details of our … [Read more...] about Financial Infidelity….A Cheater Among Us?
Each year I go away with my girlfriends. It’s a trip that began when our kids were very young and we caravaned out of town immediately after drop off on Friday, returning in time to pack lunches on Sunday night. We left detailed notes for our husbands, called at least once a day, and searched in every shop for the perfect gifts. We needed those … [Read more...] about Take the Word of a Cynic…Relationships Matter
Awareness is power; in many situations making the difference between getting home safely or becoming a victim. We’ve all heard the warnings: Be aware of your surroundings. If you see something say something. With this is mind, Stalking Awareness Month was created 15 years ago by the National Center for Victims of Crime to shed light on … [Read more...] about January is National Stalking Awareness Month…Be Aware and Be Safe
“What is this going to cost? “ “How do you figure out your prices?” “It seems expensive, why?” I am asked these questions a lot. Most of the time I explain by itemizing the various services we charge for, but I really think understanding the costs of Private Investigation comes with valuing what you are paying for. We all mentally categorize … [Read more...] about Private Investigation….Luxury or Necessity?
As many others are, I am also mourning the death of John McCain. He was a great man who remained true to his beliefs throughout a long and eventful life. Perhaps what strikes me most is that Senator McCain not only lived during historical events such as wars, recessions, political upheavals, natural disasters, to name a few; he truly experienced … [Read more...] about Is John McCain an American Hero?
No. But the answer is not as simple as I thought. Historically, society tended to dub someone a Peeping Tom very liberally; almost lightly. Images of a little boy crawling around on a party floor trying to catch a glimpse under a girl’s skirt was seen as harmless; almost a rite of passage. In today’s “me too” world a Peeping Tom, of any age or … [Read more...] about Are Private Investigators Peeping Toms?