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July 22nd, 2017

How I Found My Perfect Apartment

I moved into my new apartment about a month ago. It was one of the best decisions I ever made, because I’m so happy here. I thought that I would take a moment to reflect on how I got to this point, as well as some of the things that I enjoy about my new apartment home. When I began looking for apartments in far North Dallas, I didn’t think that I would find a place is perfect if this. I started searching online because it felt like the most natural way to begin any type of search. I knew what I was looking for in an apartment, and I felt like I was really focused while I was going through the process. I found several apartments that I thought would be a good match, and I schedule appointments to go down in person to tour the property.

The first property I visited just wasn’t a good fit for me. The apartment was as large as it looked online, and I couldn’t figure out how would fit all of my furniture inside. The second-place I visited is actually where I ended up moving.

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July 10th, 2017

Searching for an Apartment with My Mom

I’m from Atlanta, and I’ve been thinking about moving back to the area for at least a year now. I have been living in Texas for the past five years, mostly because this is where my job is located. I have an opportunity to start a brand-new job in my hometown, and I’m really considering it. I called my mom to tell her that I was looking for apartments in 30318. That’s all I had to say, and she got really excited. She knew that meant that I was considering moving back home. I asked her if she would help me look for a place to live, and she immediately encouraged me to move back home. I thanked her for her offer, but I told her that I’ve been living alone for so long that I really want my own place.

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May 29th, 2017

Setting Up a Barrier for Flat Roof Protection is Pretty Easy

We found out that maintenance crews were damaging our roof. They would take any path they desired to get to the equipment they were fixing. The building manager told us that architecturally there should be paths set up for people to walk on in specific areas of the roof. He told us about a barrier for flat roof areas that keep people on a path. They are kind of like tiles you put down to distribute weight and make a path. They are then lined with demarcation barriers that are posts with chains. You do not have to make any holes in the roof. The barrier posts have heavy rubber bases that stay in place in high winds, and the chains run between the posts.

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May 25th, 2017

Almost Done with the Paper Work

In fact you would not really think that any of this would be so big of a deal, since the house is very small and it sits on a mere two tenths of an acre of land. I have had the money for the down payment all along, I thought that I would not have been very close to it when I was starting to look at it. However there is a lot more to it than I expected to this. I realized that you would have to get Florida home insurance, that is easy to realize. The loan is going to be relatively tiny, not even as much as a lot of loans for really nice cars. However the bank is going to want to get that money back, with interest as well. They will want it back if the house burns down, they will want to get it back if a big hurricane comes around and blows the house down like the big bad wolf. They do not care if I am dead and unable to pay, they want the money back.

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May 22nd, 2017

The Project is Just Underway

Of course I am a really noob in this place, so it was a great thing that they found me a really good local assistant. She used to work for a delivery service called Pengiriman express and she seems to know the city of Jakarta like it was the back of her hand. The project is going to take about six months if it all goes exactly as planned, but of course in the three decades that I have been managing large construction projects that has not ever happened. Things always go wrong and you have to allow for bad weather and things not getting where they need to be, when they need to be there. I think that I shall be able to get this one in under budget if I manage it well, but only if the whole project is going to be on the right path as long as it is supposed to be.

The language barriers here are really significant.

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May 22nd, 2017

We Have Navigated Most of the Red Tape

I have just now gotten most of the paper work done, registering with the people in town hall at Destin Beach. That seemed to be the best way to go about it, but of course this is as much retirement as it is a business. That does not mean that you do not have to do all of the stuff the way that it has to be done. The authorities expect you to pay up obviously and just today I have get the Gulf Coast business insurance settled up. They picked a doctor and they sent both me and Captain Roy to see him for a physical, of course they want to make sure that we have a clean bill of health.

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May 20th, 2017

I Knew I Needed Better Leadership Skills

I am a good enough leader, I think, that I realized I wasn’t a good enough leader and needed leadership development training. Does that make sense? I have always said that the best leaders are those men and women who realize what they lack to become an even better leader. Leadership isn’t using the right buzzwords or even knowing how to delegate to underlings. The best leaders are the people who can motivate people to do a better job. You want your people to want to work harder for you. You also want them to look up to you and recognize that they want to work for you.

I could do most of the technical parts of being a leader, but thought I lacked that charisma that makes people want to give you their all. That’s why I went online in search of a consulting group that could help me become better at what I do.

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March 23rd, 2017

My Back Has Gone out Again

I spent about fifteen minutes trying to get out of my bed the other morning. I knew at once that it was something I had dealt with before. In essence I have been dealing with on and off back issues for close to fifteen years. The original problem started back when I used to live my life in a really hard way, which is to say I drank a lot and hung out with other guys who partied all the time. The first time I went to see a Cumming chiropractor. I was living in the suburbs of Atlanta GA and it was not that long after I had graduated from college. At any rate it was a simple thing. I laid down on the table and the guy started to move things around in my back. If I really known what he was going to do, then I would have been scared. If it all goes to plan, there is nothing to worry about.

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January 12th, 2017

My Uncle is Now a Believer in Chiropractic Care

My uncle is a foreman for a construction crew. Some might think that his job is easier since he just oversees a bunch of workers, but I think he works harder than any two of his workers put together. There used to be some nights when he would come home so sore that he didn’t even want to eat dinner. He would soak in the tub for a bit, then he would usually lay down with a heating pad. That all changed when I convinced him to visit a chiropractor in Campbell CA.

He honestly had no desire to see this type of doctor, but that was just because he didn’t know anything about them. He did not realize that they go to school for many years and actually take a lot of classes that primary care physicians must take.

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January 11th, 2017

We Needed to Make Sure We Got Help Immediately

We have a family with many hunters in it. When they visit, they often bring some of the meat from their hunts. So when our extra freezer stopped working it was imperative that we get some major appliance repair in Sacramento to get the freezer working again. We have a lot of venison and wild boar that would go to waste if we didn’t get it working in time. We could not afford to buy a new one anytime soon, and we hoped that it would not come down to that in the end.

While trying to work on the freezer himself, my husband ended up breaking something inside the freezer. That was when I told him that we needed to get someone who really knew what they were doing to fix it before he ended up breaking something permanently.

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January 11th, 2017

My Chiropractor is Helping to Keep Me on the Golf Course

I like golfing. I really like it. I have played golf since I was about 12, and that was 50 years ago. I used to be able to do 36 holes and then go to work at my full time job. Now that I am retired, I want to play all of the time. However, I am not quite up to 36 holes two times per week. I tried that a couple of weeks ago and needed my chiropractor in Mesa to fix my back so I could at least golf nine holes in a couple of days.

I really wore myself out in the heat and on that back nine twice in one day. I was competing against my family. My wife, daughter and our two daughters-in-law played 18 holes. Then my sons challenged me to another 18 while the girls all stayed back at the clubhouse for massages, mani-pedis and more. By the time dinner rolled around, my back was hurting. I really threw something out in my upper back when I was trying to get out from behind a tree on that doglegged par 5 on the back nine.

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January 11th, 2017

A Good Cure for Whiplash

I employed the services of a San Jose chiropractor after an auto accident left me with a bad case of whiplash. I always thought that condition was sort of a fancy name for pulled muscles in your neck when your head is suddenly moved forwards or backwards with great force. I recently suffered whiplash when I was sitting at a stop sign and a teenager who was paying more attention to their phone than the road plowed into my car. Sure enough my head went forwards and backwards with force and the pain in my neck set in immediately.

It was only later that I learned whiplash can be a lot more than a few strained muscles. Some people can suffer excruciating headaches and nerve pain. The unlucky people can have chronic neck pain for months or even years afterwards. I know the headaches I was having were pretty intense, but the neck pain was worse and it didn’t feel like a pulled muscle. It felt like serious nerve pain. After it didn’t vanish in a couple of weeks, my wife went online and found a chiropractor clinic and made an appointment because something had to be done.

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October 5th, 2016

An Easy Pay Stub Maker

I knew that I needed to have some work done at my house, but I was not sure who to hire for it. There was a local handyman who gave me a really good quote for the work that I needed done, and he seemed to have the same qualifications as a professional. I decided to go ahead and use his services, which meant that I had to find a paystub maker online. He had told me that I could just pay him in cash, but I have never been the type to do something like that.

Not only do I want proof that I paid him, but I also wanted it all spelled out on a professional document.

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September 7th, 2016

A School Website Filled with Great Info

I wanted to learn more information about a visual communication course that I had heard the Orita Sinclair school had. I knew the best way was just to go to the website and find out the info I wanted from there. I was not sure what I was expecting when I did this, but it was not what I found. There was so much information there about the course that I wanted to take that it took me quite a while to read it all. That is a good thing though because I would much rather have all the information in one spot like this than have to go search for it in different places.

The entire course syllabus was there along with descriptions of all the different modules.

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August 14th, 2015

Great Tasting Recipes Including Cq10

After watching https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-XrmuTU0UQ, I discovered more information about cQ10 than I ever thought possible. It’s is a powerful antioxidant found in every single cell in the body and is responsible for helping the body produce energy and improve the strength of the heart. CQ10 is vital to for the proper functioning of cells and acts like an energy supply for the heart. It’s also popular for treating a range of heart conditions and maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system. Coenzyme Q10 is found in many different foods including organ meats, egg, lamb and fish but people will rarely absorb enough required daily cQ10. CQ10 has the ability to bring the body back in balance.

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May 15th, 2017

Looking Better Requires Strong Dedication

Shaun T is someone I have looked up to for a long time. Ever since I heard about the Insanity program and tried it, I knew that he was the type of person who could help me get to where I wanted to be. I was a pretty scrawny kid who ballooned up to 210 pounds in college because of poor habits. I was able to lose a good bit of it, and the Insanity program helped get me in even better shape. When I took a look at the T25 schedule, which is his new program, I knew that I wanted to try it for myself.

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May 12th, 2017

Switching to a Custom Set of Golf Clubs Lowered My Par

I used to buy golf clubs as a complete set. Since I started playing when I was 12, I have owned five sets. My new set of clubs is put together with specific clubs that I like the best. I like one brand of driver, another brand of putter, a different sand wedge and I finally found the best golf chipper to round out my club set. I used to go around the course with a club set and bag that matched. There is no sense in that unless the company is paying you to be a billboard. It is better to get the clubs that help you play the best game you can.

I learned this when I received a driver as a birthday gift from a golfing buddy. He had it made specifically for me.

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January 12th, 2017

A Distracted Driver Caused My Injuries

When I was involved in an accident a couple of years ago, I didn’t even think about hiring an auto accident attorney in Sacramento at first. The facts of the accident were so cut and dried that I didn’t think I needed one. However, when the insurance company offered me a settlement that barely covered my lost wages from it, I knew I needed some help. It was not that I was being greedy, because that was the furthest thought from my mind. I just knew that I had a long road ahead of me, and that settlement offer was not taking that into account.

I was not even sure if I would be able to go back to work yet. I was still in physical therapy trying to regain the strength in both of my arms as well as my right leg.

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December 17th, 2016

I Was Liking the New Innovative Architectural Design of the 12 on Shan Condo in Singapore

I grew up in District 12, and still enjoy living here. That is why when a condo project was announced for 12 On Shan, I had to take a closer look. Condos here in Singapore are structures that share ownership among the condo owners. What you do with your interior space, as far as customization goes, is up to the individual condo owner. However, there are certain rules for what you can and cannot do. If you own a condo, you will have to be the one who pays to renovate and repair its interior as the years go on. The exterior is a shared expense because all of the condo owners own the building.

I wanted to live at a property that was going to be well maintained.

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December 15th, 2016

Good Enough to Do Taxes Professionally

A relative of mine asked me to help her file her taxes, since I’m pretty good at math and have done it before with my own taxes. She said that I was so good that I should probably start my own business doing it. I didn’t think I was that good, but apparently she did, so I started thinking more about her idea. I started making plan for an office in my home where I could work from, and setting up a fax machine for important documents. I found a way to get some help from Keystone Tax Solutions after doing some research on the Internet.

Gone are the days of doing taxes on traditional paper.

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December 9th, 2016

Dad and Mom Gave Me a Piece of Property Recently

My parents have a lot of money, and they have a lot of property located around our country town. When they grew older, they told my siblings and I that they wanted to give some of it to us before they pass away one day in the future. I have wanted my own small farm, so that made me really happy. They had to get a living trust attorney in Orange County to get all the paperwork straightened out since the property is in their trust. Dad says that they needed to do things the right way so that my siblings and I would not fight over property one day when they passed away. It’s scary to think that could ever even happen with my brothers and sisters.

My parents are old enough that they have seen quite a number of our relatives and friends pass away over the years. They have seen siblings fight over what they think they should get. It breaks apart families and really tears people apart.

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September 25th, 2016

My Sister is Enjoying Her Special Day

My older sister Marie is complete diva. Even when we were little kids, she was always the boss. She always had to have everything done her way. As an adult, she has not changed. She runs a very successful business and calls the shots. I work as a cosmetologist and I love it. My sister told me that she was getting married and wanted me to do her makeup. She wanted eyebrow embroidery for her wedding. I agreed to take on the task at hand.

Life as a male cosmetologist has not always been easy for me. My father did not understand nor support my career decision. He did not think that doing makeup was a suitable job for a man.

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